Management of medical institutions on context of provision medical and preventive care in COVID-19 condition


  • Iryna Okhabska Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Lviv, Ukraine
  • Vira Budzyn Lviv State University of Physical Culture and Sport named after Ivan Boberskij, Lviv, Ukraine
  • Ivan Rybchych Ivan Bobersky Lviv State University of Physical Culture, Lviv, Ukraine
  • Ivan Zyma Educational Institute of Management, Lviv, Ukraine
  • Yurii Kalichak Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University, Drohobych, Ukraine


COVID-19 pandemic, health care system, medical care, medical management, medical preventive, medical service, public health


The aim of the study management of medical institutions in the context of providing medical and preventive care in conditions of COVID-19 is an urgent research problem because it provides detection of management’s effective mechanism in times of crisis. It was to identify the management’s peculiarities of medical institutions in the context of providing medical and preventive care in conditions of COVID-19. The article uses a qualitative content analysis method, a method of comparison, and a method of analysis of countries’ cases in the context of rendering medical and preventive care in Ukraine, Spain, Italy, Germany, and the Czech Republic. The article identifies the main elements of the health system management mechanism during the pandemic, which includes coordinated work by stakeholders to ensure a coordinated response to the emergency. The mechanism includes the organizational, legal, and financial components of cooperation between agencies and ministries of national, regional level, involvement international organizations in the process of development of policy and tactics, management crisis’ strategies. Strategic documents of the national level are one of the main elements of the management’s system.


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How to Cite

Okhabska, I., Budzyn, V., Rybchych, I., Zyma, I., & Kalichak, Y. (2022). Management of medical institutions on context of provision medical and preventive care in COVID-19 condition. International Journal of Health Sciences, 6(1), 347–356.



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