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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.
05/06/2018, Blog - Professionals
Client data for social welfare services to be included in Kanta
Kanta Services will expand to social welfare this year with the first organisations deploying the client data archive for social welfare services.
26/05/2018, Blog - Professionals
Impacts of the EU General Data Protection Regulation on Kanta Services
What steps have Kanta Services taken to prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? How will the regulation affect Kanta?
Integrating wellbeing applications with My Kanta Pages is tested in Terveyskylä – results are recorded in a service called My Kanta Pages Personal Health Record
22/05/2018, Blog - Professionals
New Kanta Services to be available soon
Kanta Services are constantly developed, and new services will be introduced and existing ones will be expanded in the future.
17/05/2018, Notice - Professionals
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 - Professionals
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.
06/03/2018, Notice - Citizens
Medical care is easier to manage with shared patient data
Consenting to sharing your patient data is helpful when you require medical care elsewhere than in your own health centre.
Systematic monitoring of data protection in Siun sote
Siun sote has made systematic effort in the development of data protection and data security since the Kanta services were launched. How is data protection enforced?
15/02/2018, Notice - Professionals
Client data archive for social welfare services ready for pilot use by service providers
Kela’s client data archive for social welfare services is being built in stages. The functionality of stage I of the services has now been completed, and the organisations included in the pilot scheme can start using the service.
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 - Professionals
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.
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.
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.
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.
09/11/2017, Notice - Citizens
Renewing a prescription is easy in My Kanta Pages
Electronic renewal of prescriptions is one of the most popular functions in My Kanta Pages. About 6,300 renewal requests are made in My Kanta Pages every day.
Personal Health Record of Kanta services joins Wellbeing Hackathon
Kanta services will be joining Finland’s largest Wellbeing Hackathon in Helsinki on 27–29 October 2017.
Finns are interested in digital healthcare services
According to a survey commissioned by the Association of Finnish Pharmacies, the Finnish Medical Association and the Pharmaceutical Information Centre, e-prescriptions and My Kanta Pages have become established as part of the healthcare services.