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25/03/2021, Notice - Professionals
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 - Professionals
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 - Professionals
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
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.
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 - Professionals
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 - Professionals
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 - Professionals
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
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 - Professionals
Kela implements a variety of measures to ensure data security in the Kanta Services, and the systems are tested regularly.
22/10/2020, Notice - Professionals
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 - Professionals
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
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.
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 - Professionals
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 - Professionals
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
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.
06/08/2020, Notice - Professionals
The Client Data Act for social welfare and healthcare services will be reformed in spring 2021. The Ministry is advising social welfare and healthcare organisations and information system suppliers to prepare themselves for rapid implementation of the Act. In the first stage, the preparations will apply to changes in data sharing.
23/07/2020, Notice - Professionals
Registration by the healthcare services for the first deployment phase in 2021 is open until the end of August. It is recommended that organisations register for the deployments in order to ensure that Kela can provide the best possible support for them.
01/06/2020, Notice - Professionals
Estonia is the first country whose citizens can purchase medicines in Finland with an electronic prescription issued in their own country. Gradually this will also be possible in several other European countries.