Etichal Issues of Digitalization in Healthcare Organizations

  • Larisa Pătru (Grigorie) Institute of National Economy, Romania Academy, Bucharest, Romania
  • Ciprian Laurenţiu Pătru University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Craiova, Romania
Keywords: digitalization, healthcare organization, ethics, medical data, E-health


The healthcare sector is being transformed by the digitalization as it revolutionizes the way medical services are delivered. In this context, healthcare organizations are forced to reinvent themselves. Under the pressure generated by the covid-19 pandemic, the accelerated digitization of the public and private medical entities is considered a solution. The advantages of digital transformation are facilitating access to care, improving quality and better financial performance. However, in this process, ethical problems also arise. In this article our goal is to identify the primary ethical issues faced by medical organizations. The finding of the article represents a tool for health professionals who are concerned about the ethical aspects that appear in the provision of medical services, especially when they share medical data with patients or with other health organizations.

Author Biographies

Larisa Pătru (Grigorie), Institute of National Economy, Romania Academy, Bucharest, Romania

Institute of National Economy, Romania Academy, Bucharest, Romania

Ciprian Laurenţiu Pătru, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Craiova, Romania

University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Craiova, Romania


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How to Cite
Pătru (Grigorie), L., & Pătru, C. L. (2023). Etichal Issues of Digitalization in Healthcare Organizations. LUMEN Proceedings, 19, 146-156.