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19/12/2019, Notice - Professionals
The national responsibilities for the Kanta Services will be updated as from 1 January 2020. A prominent change for the organisation clients is that in future Kela will be responsible for supporting the deployment of Kanta Services and for practical client cooperation.
04/12/2019, Notice - Citizens
My Kanta Pages is an online service, where everyone can see their own health data and prescriptions. The number of people visiting My Kanta Pages has increased considerably in recent years.
03/12/2019, Notice - Professionals
Up to now, social welfare and healthcare professionals have been identified in Kanta Services by the user's personal ID. Now the Terhikki number may be used in some cases.
A doctoral dissertation study evaluated at the University of Eastern Finland shows that patients find electronic health services easy to access, and they are motivated to use them to monitor their health. Doctors found the electronic prescription easy to use and believe that it improves patient safety.
Kanta joins official Slush side event that concentrates on health and wellbeing technology. The aim is to increase knowledge of Finnish innovations and bring the key operators together.
31/10/2019, Notice - Professionals
18/10/2019, Notice - Citizens
Nowadays, it is possible to buy medications on a Finnish electronic prescription in Estonian and Croatian pharmacies. Are you going to use the service? Read the instructions on how to do it simply.
15/10/2019, Notice - Professionals
Kela is currently unable to support mobile use of Kelain with all Android devices.
According to a study on online brands conducted by Taloustutkimus, kanta.fi is still Finland’s third most highly valued online brand. Kanta.fi increased its valuation index, bypassing even Google. The user satisfaction index also grew compared with last year.
The accessibility of e-Services is being improved in terms of contents and technology.
10/09/2019, Notice - Professionals
The chat robot now enables a round-the-clock advisory service. Customer feedback plays a key part in further development of the chat robot.
03/09/2019, Notice - Citizens
Give your vote to the kanta.fi web service in the Finnish Web Awards contest for the best online service in Finland.
Pharmacist Elina Lämsä’s doctoral dissertation “Pharmacy customers’ experiences with electronic prescriptions – A survey during the nationwide implementation” is publicly examined at the University of Eastern Finland August 30th. The dissertation demonstrates that the introduction of electronic prescriptions has been successful from the perspective of pharmacy customers.
29/08/2019, Notice - Professionals
Several usability improvements have been made in My Kanta Pages on 29 August. Parents are invited to give a consent to access the medical records under the child's records, and users can now see additional information on eye and vision care in their Medical Records section.
22/08/2019, Notice - Citizens
Changes to the identification methods provided by banks that are becoming effective in September will also apply to Kela’s e-Services and My Kanta Pages, which use Suomi.fi e-identification.
SuomiAreena will once again be hosting public debates about topical issues and Finnish society in a summery setting. The theme of this year’s event is expertise and innovations in the future.
The international Silver Economy Forum will be held at the Finlandia Hall on 9–10 July. The event focuses on the changes resulting from an ageing population in society and economy.
04/07/2019, Notice - Professionals
The section for testing aimed at system developers on Kanta.fi has been updated, and you now have access to the redesigned pages.
Finland has one of the best nationwide databases of health and wellbeing in the world. The Kanta entity is now presented in new videos in Swedish and English.
The possibility of using a Finnish electronic prescription to buy medications in other European countries is being introduced step by step. In January Estonia was the first country where this was possible. The service will also be gradually extended to other European countries.