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30/03/2021, Notice - Citizens
Exceptions in the opening hours of My Kanta Pages customer service at Easter on 1‒5 April 2021
The customer service for My Kanta Pages is open on Maundy Thursday between 9am and 1pm. On the kanta.fi website you will find answers to frequently asked questions.
30/03/2021, Notice - Developers
Exceptions in customer service opening hours at Easter on 1‒5 April 2021
The customer service for social welfare and healthcare professionals and system suppliers is open on Maundy Thursday between 7am and 1pm. Fault reports can be made 24/7 at Easter.
25/03/2021, Notice - Citizens
Acting on behalf of another adult is now possible in My Kanta Pages
The everyday lives of many people will become easier as it is now possible to view the health data of another adult in My Kanta Pages. For this purpose, you need a mandate with Suomi.fi e-authorisation. It is also possible to use the same mandate for a number of other online healthcare channels.
19/03/2021, Notice - Citizens
Finland’s COVID-19 vaccination certificate will conform to the EU model
Finland is preparing a digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate that will be compatible with the proposed EU model. The Finnish certificate will be available in the My Kanta Pages.
18/03/2021, Notice - Developers
Amendments to the Client Data Act proposed by Parliament – training for social welfare and healthcare service providers is postponed
The proposal for the new Client Data Act is currently under review by Parliament. The positions of the committees have an impact on the progress of the legislation process.
15/03/2021, Notice - Developers
Specifications section of Kanta.fi has been revised
The structure of the Specifications section for system developers has been revised in autumn 2020 and spring 2021. In future, up-to-date specifications are found on the new sub-pages under each service.
02/03/2021, Notice - Citizens
Coronavirus year raised use of My Kanta Pages to new level – see the 2020 figures
More than 2.7 million people used My Kanta Pages last year. Growth was almost 15 percent compared to 2019. Renewing prescriptions online in My Kanta Pages was popular with citizens, along with checking their Covid test results.
Review of Kanta year 2020 - importance of digital services highlighted
The number of Kanta Services users continued to grow in its 10th anniversary year. The importance of electronically provided services was highlighted with the emergence of the coronavirus.
15/01/2021, Notice - Developers
Priorities of the Kanta Services in 2021 have been confirmed
Kanta is being developed in order to address the needs of healthcare and social welfare and the citizens even better than before. The priorities in 2021 include coronavirus vaccines, the Client Data Act, and the development of My Kanta Pages.
15/12/2020, Notice - Developers
Reminder to renew your certificate of conformity – instructions for system suppliers and social welfare and healthcare organisations
System suppliers must renew expiring certificates of conformity. The status of a certificate of conformity can be checked by consulting the register of the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (Valvira).
25/11/2020, Notice - Developers
Kanta release schedule updated – Act on the Electronic Processing of Client Data in Social and Health Care Services affects progress
The release schedule for the development of the Kanta services has been updated. The release schedule provides an overview of system acquisition planning and system version development.
10/11/2020, Notice - Professionals
Deployments for 2021 are approaching – there’s still time to register
Registering of healthcare and social welfare services for the second Kanta deployment phase in 2021 is open until 30 November 2020. Registering for the last deployment phase of next year will open in December.
28/10/2020, Notice - Citizens
The Kanta Services meet high standards for data security
Kela implements a variety of measures to ensure data security in the Kanta Services, and the systems are tested regularly.
22/10/2020, Notice - Citizens
Kanta.fi now offers information about My Kanta Pages for young people
The new section provides facts about My Kanta Pages and explains the changes in acting on behalf of a minor in the young people’s own language.
16/10/2020, Notice - Developers
RSS feed for kanta.fi has been discontinued
Kanta.fi has undergone some technical changes, as a result of which it is no longer possible to use the RSS feed.
13/10/2020, Notice - Citizens
Kanta.fi is not scaled correctly on a tablet – the error was fixed on 13 October
Upgrade work was carried out on kanta.fi on 26–27 September. As a result of the work, the website was not scaled correctly on a tablet.
Organ donation testament can be saved in My Kanta Pages
In Finland, everyone is an organ donor unless they have separately opted out. However, efforts are made to find out the wishes of the donor where possible. One can record the decision to donate in My Kanta Pages.
01/10/2020, Notice - Citizens
First parents or guardians can now also view the data of minors over 10 years of age in My Kanta Pages
The new feature will become available as and when the healthcare organisations deploy the changes in their own patient data systems. The necessary changes have already been made in the Kanta Services, enabling the viewing of data concerning all minors by their parents or guardians in My Kanta Pages.
31/08/2020, Notice - Citizens
You can now obtain medicines in Portugal on a Finnish electronic prescription – medicines are available in Finland on Portuguese and Croatian prescriptions
Medicines are gradually becoming available on Finnish electronic prescriptions in other European countries and, similarly, in Finland on prescriptions from other countries. In Portugal, you can obtain medicines on a Finnish prescription initially from one pharmacy, with the service set to be extended to other pharmacies later.
20/08/2020, Notice - Developers
The joint testing of the functionality to act on behalf of a minor can continue
In July 2020, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health decided that the data systems will not include default settings based on age for recording estimated capacity for self-determination. The joint testing test cases have now been updated to conform to the new policy.