My Kanta pages show information when a prescription has been issued for the patient, or his medical records have been entered in the Patient Data Repository. A parent or other guardian viewing the information of a child under 10 years of age or the minor him/herself will only see information saved since 1 August 2016.
The service shows the organisation level where the patient's records were viewed of processed.
My Kanta pages is found on the Kanta services website at www.kanta.fi or under the direct URL www.omakanta.fi. Log in to the service with personal banking codes, electronic identity card (HST card) or mobile certificate. Authentication is also possible with a social and health care professional card or organisation card issued by the Population Register Centre.
Prescription records available
Prescriptions and drugs purchased are shown in My Kanta pages.
In My Kanta Pages, you can send a request for a repeat prescription to the healthcare services.
Summary of prescriptions
My Kanta pages permit printing of a summary of a person's prescriptions. You can print either all of the patient's prescriptions or all the prescriptions with medicines outstanding.
The patient can request a summary printout from a doctor or nurse in the healthcare unit or from the pharmacy. When travelling abroad, patients should take along a summary of their prescriptions.
Electronic patient data
In My Kanta Pages, the patient can see the information recorded in healthcare services and view almost all of their patient data recorded in outpatient care. In-patients can see a summary of their entered medical treatment records in My Kanta pages. The service does not show all the information on daily care.
If necessary, professionals can delay entries showing in My Kanta pages for reasons related to the treatment.
The medical records remain in My Kanta pages for the statutory period of time. The service also shows details of which healthcare units have accessed your medical records.
Registering consents and express wishes in My Kanta pages
Patients must be told that their medical records are entered in the Patient Data Repository. They can also read the information in My Kanta pages and confirm receipt at the same time.
In My Kanta pages, patients can give their consent to their medical records being disclosed to other health service providers via Patient Data Repository. If the consent has been given, the records can be utilised in treatment situations. Only medical records entered in it are disclosed from Patient Data Repository.
You can choose who can view your prescription data from Prescription Centre. Via My Kanta Pages you can prohibit other doctors and pharmacies from viewing your prescription data. In such cases you can only obtain your medicine from a pharmacy by showing your patient instruction sheet or a printed prescription summary.
A doctor can view previous prescriptions for psychotropic and narcotic medications when prescribing such medicines.
Patients can also issue a refusal of disclosure in My Kanta pages, concerning their medical records entered in Patient Data Repository. Patients can refuse disclosure of information from a certain visit, treatment period, or a certain public healthcare patient register.
Disclosure refusals also cover information recorded in the Common Register of the Healthcare District. When a refusal of disclosure is issued, it also prevents disclosure of information between organisations belonging to the Common Register. In the Common Register, refusals concern all patient records, not only those in the Patient Data Repository.
Declarations of intent
You can also enter your express wishes regarding your care in My Kanta pages. Such express wishes are a living will and an organ donation testament. We recommend that you print out a copy of your wishes and take it to a healthcare unit, as yet, the information is not passed on to all healthcare units.
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