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11/06/2018, Notice

Kanta gets a new look and a new website

The Kanta Services has got a new look. The kanta.fi website has also been published with a new improved look and structure. Kanta connects citizens and social and healthcare professionals to the same source of information.

17/05/2018, Notice - Citizens

Kela to deliver nationwide information management services for pilots trialling clients’ freedom of choice

Clients’ greater freedom to choose their provider of health and social services will be trialled in a series of pilot projects which to be launched later this year. Kela is building a number of service portals needed for the pilots. In addition, Kela will coordinate reimbursements to the health and social services centres and transmit payments from service organisers in the pilot regions to individual service providers.

17/04/2018, Blog - Citizens

What do the Kanta Services contain?

What Kanta Services are there and who can use them? If you know Prescriptions, Patient Data Repository and My Kanta Pages, you have a good idea of the Kanta Services.

08/02/2018, Notice - Citizens

Electronic prescriptions are convenient

Since the beginning of 2017, doctors have issued all prescriptions electronically apart from a few exceptional cases. However, e-prescriptions have been introduced in stages already since 2011.

18/01/2018, Notice - Citizens

In 2017: 61.4 million drug dispensing events – 80 log data queries

E-prescriptions have been issued since 2010. In 2017, the number of prescriptions issued was 31.9 million, which resulted in 61.4 drug dispensing events. Kela’s Kanta services received about 80 log data requests from the Prescription Centre in 2017.

15/01/2018, Notice - Citizens

Kanta has improved patient data protection

The national Kanta services are a key basis for smooth and safe sharing of patient data throughout the healthcare supply chain. The Kanta services have considerably increased transparency in the processing of data. Previously, it was not easy for patients to access information that has been recorded on them in the healthcare services. Now this data can be checked in My Kanta Pages. The service also makes it possible to see when and which healthcare unit has processed the information.

10/01/2018, Notice

Latest Kanta services have been certified

An accredited information security inspection body has certified the latest Kanta services, which are the client data archive for social welfare services and the My Kanta Pages Personal Health Record.

18/12/2017, Notice

Kanta – easier to smile

The level of patient care in both the dentist’s chair and in other healthcare sectors will improve when oral healthcare providers join the Kanta system.

30/11/2017, Notice

Develop an application for Kanta PHR – soon citizens can share their own wellbeing information with doctors by mobile phone

In the future, it will be possible for citizens to save their own wellbeing information in the My Kanta Pages Personal Heath Record (Kanta PHR) using various applications. It will be possible to save blood pressure and exercise monitoring data, for example, in the service using a mobile application. In the future, citizens may also, if they wish, share information directly with their doctor. At the Slush startup and tech event, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health will announce a design competition for application developers, aimed at finding new kinds of ap-plications to utilise Kanta PHR. The winners will be awarded a cash prize.

27/11/2017, Notice - Citizens

Patient Data Repository stores and shares data

The majority of patients already have data accumulated in the Patient Data Repository of the Kanta services since 2012. So far, over 2.2 million citizens have viewed their own data in the service.