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23/06/2021, Notice - Professionals
The data protection officers of organisations have very little time to carry out their tasks. There is room for development in the guidance of and compliance with the processing of data, and the situation of monitoring and supervision should also be improved. According to the results of the request for clarification with regard to the Prescription service, a commendable share of the respondents from all sectors has drawn up a self-monitoring plan for the use of data protection, information security and information systems.
22/06/2021, Notice - Professionals
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health has prepared the act on electronic processing of client data in social and health care. The Parliament initiated the bill in November 2020, and it was approved by Parliament on 28 May 2021 subject to changes proposed by the committee. The Client Data Act will have an impact on the sharing of client and patient data in the Kanta Services.
The EU COVID-19 vaccination certificate is now available in the My Kanta Pages. The two other EU Digital COVID Certificates, the test certificate and the certificate of recovery, will be available in the My Kanta Pages as of 14 July.
Finland’s national COVID-19 vaccination certificate will be updated and made interoperable with the EU COVID-19 vaccination certificate as of 22 June. This means that the EU COVID-19 vaccination certificate will be available to people in the My Kanta Pages starting on 22 June.
11/06/2021, Notice - Professionals
In the first phase of the national medication list, an up-to-date prescription list will be available in Kanta due to structured dosage. Medicine users, professionals taking part in pharmacotherapy, and healthcare service providers will benefit from the medication list.
28/05/2021, Notice - Developers
The deployment of phases 1 and 1.5 of medication in the Prescription Centre and the Pharmaceutical Database will take place on 15 March 2022. In future, the current and the new version of the Pharmaceutical Database will be delivered side by side until the end of 2022.
Finland’s digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate is now available in the My Kanta Pages. However, at first some people may have to wait a while before they can view their vaccination certificate, as there are some delays in data transfer to the My Kanta Pages.
Finland’s digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate will be available in the My Kanta pages as of 26 May. However, not all users will able to view their vaccination certificate on the launch date.
29/04/2021, Notice - Developers
The principles of the patient data management service and version 1.1 of the functional specifications and the related list of requirements have been published on 26 April 2021.
27/04/2021, Notice - Professionals
Finland’s digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate, available in the My Kanta Pages, will be introduced in stages.
22/04/2021, Notice - Professionals
More than 2.7 million people used My Kanta Pages last year. Growth was almost 15 percent compared to 2019. Renewing prescriptions online in My Kanta Pages was popular with citizens, along with checking their Covid test results.
22/04/2021, Notice - Citizens
Kanta.fi has used two Google advertising cookies for monitoring the functioning of search engine advertising. The cookies have been removed. There have been no cookies in My Kanta Pages, i.e. the cookies have not collected health data.
30/03/2021, Notice - Citizens
The customer service for My Kanta Pages is open on Maundy Thursday between 9am and 1pm. On the kanta.fi website you will find answers to frequently asked questions.
30/03/2021, Notice - Professionals
The customer service for social welfare and healthcare professionals and system suppliers is open on Maundy Thursday between 7am and 1pm. Fault reports can be made 24/7 at Easter.
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.