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15/10/2018, Notice - Professionals
No action is required on the current clients’ part
12/10/2018, Notice - Citizens
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.
17/09/2018, Notice - Professionals
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
The Kanta brochures with outdated contents and look (Omakanta [My Kanta Pages] and Resepti – Potilastiedon arkisto [Prescription – Patient Data Repository] are now replaced by a single brochure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 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.
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.
06/03/2018, Notice - Citizens
Consenting to sharing your patient data is helpful when you require medical care elsewhere than in your own health centre.
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
Kela’s client data archive for social welfare services is being built in stages. The functionality of stage I of the services has now been completed, and the organisations included in the pilot scheme can start using the service.
08/02/2018, Notice - Citizens
Since the beginning of 2017, doctors have issued all prescriptions electronically apart from a few exceptional cases. However, e-prescriptions have been introduced in stages already since 2011.
18/01/2018, Notice - Professionals
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.
15/01/2018, Notice - Citizens
The national Kanta services are a key basis for smooth and safe sharing of patient data throughout the healthcare supply chain. The Kanta services have considerably increased transparency in the processing of data. Previously, it was not easy for patients to access information that has been recorded on them in the healthcare services. Now this data can be checked in My Kanta Pages. The service also makes it possible to see when and which healthcare unit has processed the information.
An accredited information security inspection body has certified the latest Kanta services, which are the client data archive for social welfare services and the My Kanta Pages Personal Health Record.
The level of patient care in both the dentist’s chair and in other healthcare sectors will improve when oral healthcare providers join the Kanta system.
In the future, it will be possible for citizens to save their own wellbeing information in the My Kanta Pages Personal Heath Record (Kanta PHR) using various applications. It will be possible to save blood pressure and exercise monitoring data, for example, in the service using a mobile application. In the future, citizens may also, if they wish, share information directly with their doctor. At the Slush startup and tech event, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health will announce a design competition for application developers, aimed at finding new kinds of ap-plications to utilise Kanta PHR. The winners will be awarded a cash prize.
27/11/2017, Notice - Citizens
The majority of patients already have data accumulated in the Patient Data Repository of the Kanta services since 2012. So far, over 2.2 million citizens have viewed their own data in the service.
09/11/2017, Notice - Citizens
Electronic renewal of prescriptions is one of the most popular functions in My Kanta Pages. About 6,300 renewal requests are made in My Kanta Pages every day.
Kanta services will be joining Finland’s largest Wellbeing Hackathon in Helsinki on 27–29 October 2017.
According to a survey commissioned by the Association of Finnish Pharmacies, the Finnish Medical Association and the Pharmaceutical Information Centre, e-prescriptions and My Kanta Pages have become established as part of the healthcare services.