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Holders of an electronic prescription written in Finland can buy medicines in European pharmacies
The reform will make it possible for a person with a Finnish personal identity code to use his or her prescription to purchase the prescribed medicine in European pharmacies. Medicines can be purchased by using valid e-prescriptions saved in a Prescription Centre.
Activity data entered in Omapolku in Health Village can now be viewed in My Kanta Pages
It is now possible to enter data collected with a heart rate monitor, fitness tracker or personal scales in the Omapolku service in the Health Village (Terveyskylä) and also view it in Kela’s My Kanta Pages.
Kanta joins official Slush side event
18/10/2018, Notice - Professionals
New version of the Archivist’s interface released
17/10/2018, Notice - Professionals
Archive of Imaging Data is ready for use as part of the Kanta Services
The Joint Municipal Authority for North Karelia Social and Health Services (Siun sote) is the first to adopt the Archive of Imaging Data, which is part of the Kanta Services. The nationwide archive is now available also for other healthcare organisations.
15/10/2018, Notice - Professionals
New terms of delivery, service descriptions and client account model introduced on 15 October 2018
No action is required on the current clients’ part
12/10/2018, Notice - Citizens
Organ donation testament can be drawn up in My Kanta Pages
An organ donation testament means that you wish to donate organs and tissues after death to be used in organ transplantation for another person. You can easily save your organ donation testament with just a single click on the Organ donation testament page in My Kanta Pages. If you wish, you can also enter additional information or print out a valid organ donation testament.
10/10/2018, Notice - Professionals
Roadshow presents ICT solutions enabling the health and social services reform, highlighting the key role of Kanta services
According to the bill laying out the regional government, health and social services reform, many functions which currently are the responsibility of municipalities would be transferred to the planned regional authorities. The ICT services being created for the regional authorities’ use are presented in a roadshow which will tour the regions in October and November.
17/09/2018, Notice - Professionals
Workshop on ICT solutions for freedom of choice on 26 September
Are you preparing the health and social services reform at the county level? Are you interested in the enterprise architecture of ICT systems for freedom of choice? Do you need information about launch processes in the pilots for direct-choice services?
10/08/2018, Notice - Professionals
New free citizen's brochure on Kanta Services now available to order – Destroy your old Kanta brochures!
The Kanta brochures with outdated contents and look (Omakanta [My Kanta Pages] and Resepti – Potilastiedon arkisto [Prescription – Patient Data Repository] are now replaced by a single brochure for citizens. The title of the new brochure is Kanta-tietoa kansalaisille [Kanta Information for Citizens].
My Kanta Pages updated – performs better on mobile devices
My Kanta Pages get a new look and it has been developed to improve accessibility to mobile users. My Kanta pages is being developed by listening to the users. The features are improved on the basis of customer feedback, the client panel, and user surveys. My Kanta pages aims to be an easy-to-use service for everyone to access their personal data in healthcare services.
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.
Integrating wellbeing applications with My Kanta Pages is tested in Terveyskylä – results are recorded in a service called My Kanta Pages Personal Health Record
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.
16/03/2018, Notice - Professionals
My Kanta Pages: user numbers per municipality
06/03/2018, Notice - Social media
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.
19/02/2018, Notice - Social media
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
06/02/2018, Notice - Professionals
Katso ID for Kanta joint testing login
Please make sure that your organization has Katso ID for every user participating in joint testing.
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.