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Doctoral dissertation: Patients and doctors find electronic health services useful and easy to use
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.
Slush’s official side event brings together startups, investors and the public sector – Kanta will be presented
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
Kela takes over Kanta Services deployment support and client guidance
18/10/2019, Notice - Citizens
Electronic prescription abroad - checklist for tourists
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
Kelain does not work with all Android devices
Kela is currently unable to support mobile use of Kelain with all Android devices.
Kanta.fi is still Finland’s third most highly valued online brand
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.
Accessibility of e-Services in Kanta.fi is at a good level
The accessibility of e-Services is being improved in terms of contents and technology.
10/09/2019, Notice - Professionals
Chat robot is the new Kanta advisory service
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
Vote kanta.fi for best web service in Finland
Give your vote to the kanta.fi web service in the Finnish Web Awards contest for the best online service in Finland.
Dissertation: Pharmacy customers are satisfied with electronic prescriptions
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
Usability of My Kanta Pages improved
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 electronic identification become effective in September
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.
Kanta Services at SuomiAreena in Pori on 15–19 July
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.
Kanta Services take part in Silver Economy Forum
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
Updated web pages for testing on Kanta.fi
The section for testing aimed at system developers on Kanta.fi has been updated, and you now have access to the redesigned pages.
Social welfare services included in new presentation video of the Kanta Services
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.
Electronic prescription issued in Finland can be used for purchasing medicines also in Croatian pharmacies
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.
Kanta Services featured at digital health conference HIMSS & Health 2.0 between 11–13 June 2019
The Kanta Services ecosystem will be featured extensively at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 digital health conference. The conference will take a closer look particularly at the My Kanta Patient Data Repository and the Finnish cross-border electronic prescription. The Kanta system will also be addressed by some of the keynote speakers.
Number of satisfied Kanta clients on the increase
The Kanta Services benefit both citizens and social and healthcare professionals. This is confirmed by the Kanta Services client satisfaction survey. The areas receiving praise are expertise, know-how, effective fault notices and smooth collaboration.
14/02/2019, Notice - Developers
Kanta client test service staging environment is available for self-testing
The Kanta client test service staging environment is a production-like environment that system suppliers and their client organisations can use for Kanta self-testing.