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DEAC Board Chairman Andris Gailītis

Latvian e-health projects should be put off, believes DEAC Board Chairman Andris Gailītis, adding that he thinks there is a well-organized cartel beneath them, trying to arrange all the tenders.

Moreover, he says the current actions will give no result, because no one is interested in it, Gailitis told the newspaper Dienas Bizness.

IT company Tieto has already appealed against several e-health related procurements, part of the claims have been found legitimate. We believe that the intended e-projects should be improved, so that they had more competition and could offer ready-made solutions that are already carried out in other European states. The time we could feel as someone special has passed, Tieto Latvia Board member Mārtiņš Liberts told the newspaper, indicating that we need only those e-health projects resulting in smaller health care costs alongside with better quality for patients.


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  1. qert says:

    Of course, there are many “friends” beneath every tender, I believe…

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