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Faster services with electronic delivery of healthcare certificates
Certificates and reports saved in the Patient Data Repository of the Kanta Services can be delivered to organisations outside the healthcare service when this functionality has been deployed in the patient data system.
06/08/2019, Blog - Citizens
Cooperation with organisations plays a key part in the development of Kanta Services
Kanta has been created for its users. The Kanta Services are used by professionals working in pharmacies and in social and welfare services. Organisations representing various occupational groups are actively working together with the Kanta Services.
Number of users of My Kanta Pages by municipality
About half of the total adult population in Finland have used the My Kanta Pages service. In 2018, the service was accessed by more than two million people, and just under a quarter of them (23%) live in the Helsinki region.
Sharing of patient data is streamlined with the authorisation for outsourcing service providers
Authorisation for outsourcing service providers is a functionality in the Patient Data Repository of the Kanta Services, through which the outsourcing service organisers and providers are able to share the required patient data quickly and safely.
Private network safeguards data communications in Kanta Services
The Kanta Services have been updating the instructions on data communication links between the clients' technical access points and the Kanta Services. A private network connection must be used when joining the service in order to guarantee availability and quality of services.
Digital services are for everyone, at every age
Older people may find it challenging to use My Kanta Pages and various public e-services. How can we get everyone on board when services move to the internet?
Number of users of My Kanta Pages clearly increasing
The number of My Kanta users continues to grow – year 2018 the number was over 2.1 million.
Tens of millions of prescriptions are processed electronically via Kanta each year
Prescriptions are processed easily in the electronic format as it is a safe method and information is kept secure. In Finland, all prescriptions and medicine dispensations are made electronically in the Kanta Services.
A uniform knowledge base directs social welfare services
In the Kanta Services, the client data archive for social welfare services gathers client data into a national central archive. A uniform knowledge base is a key to a high standard of knowledge management.
Information system suppliers take part in the development of Kanta Services
In the Kanta Services, data travels through several different systems. How do you ensure smooth cooperation between various operators?
My Kanta Pages, year 2018 in figures
My Kanta Pages is a citizens’ own online service that shows the patient’s information and medication recorded by healthcare services. In 2018, My Kanta Pages of the Kanta Services had more than 2.1 million users. The total number of logins into My Kanta Pages last year was about 16.8 million.
E-services have become routine at pharmacies
E-prescriptions and the resulting changes are already part of the everyday life of pharmacies.
Kanta PHR supports self-monitoring of wellbeing
Citizens can monitor their own health and wellbeing with the My Kanta Pages Personal Health Record (Kanta PHR). The data will also be useful in the healthcare services in the future.
Prescriptions always with you while travelling – e-prescriptions in Europe
It will soon be possible to buy medicines prescribed in Finland in pharmacies in Estonia using an electronic prescription. The service will also be gradually extended to other European countries
14/12/2018, Blog - Citizens
Customer panel taking part in the development of Kanta Services
Client data in social welfare services to become nationwide
The South Karelia Social and Health Care District and the City of Vaasa are the first to deploy the client data archive for social welfare services, which is part of the Kanta Services. How is the piloting going?
30/11/2018, Blog - Citizens
Kela’s expert support team helps in the use of Kanta Services
How can I print out the prescription summary page from My Kanta Pages? How do I draw up an organ donation testament? Or when should I contact the health services directly?
26/10/2018, Blog - System developers
How is data security ensured in the use of Kanta Services?
The social welfare and healthcare service providers take care of appropriate data security practices by self-monitoring their data protection and data security. Certification ensures that the information systems in use meet the data security requirements with respect to system suppliers.
Imaging studies for nationwide use
Healthcare providers can now deploy the Archive of Imaging Data for archiving imaging studies created in patient care. What does the deployment of the service require?
05/10/2018, Blog - System developers
Old patient data can be archived in Kanta Services
Healthcare services can transfer old electronic patient data into the Archive of Old Patient Data, which is part of Kela’s Kanta Services, and dispense with the maintenance of an ageing information system.