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Kanta gets a new look and a new website
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.
Integrating wellbeing applications with My Kanta Pages is tested in Terveyskylä – results are recorded in a service called My Kanta Pages Personal Health Record
17/05/2018, Notice - Professionals
Kela to deliver nationwide information management services for pilots trialling clients’ freedom of choice
Clients’ greater freedom to choose their provider of health and social services will be trialled in a series of pilot projects which to be launched later this year. Kela is building a number of service portals needed for the pilots. In addition, Kela will coordinate reimbursements to the health and social services centres and transmit payments from service organisers in the pilot regions to individual service providers.
16/03/2018, Notice - Professionals
My Kanta Pages: user numbers per municipality
06/03/2018, Notice - Social media
Medical care is easier to manage with shared patient data
Consenting to sharing your patient data is helpful when you require medical care elsewhere than in your own health centre.
19/02/2018, Notice - Social media
Systematic monitoring of data protection in Siun sote
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
Client data archive for social welfare services ready for pilot use by service providers
06/02/2018, Notice - Professionals
Katso ID for Kanta joint testing login
Please make sure that your organization has Katso ID for every user participating in joint testing.
In 2017: 61.4 million drug dispensing events – 80 log data queries
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
Kanta has improved patient data protection
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.
13/01/2018, Notice - General
Data protection and data security in Kanta services
Latest Kanta services have been certified
18/12/2017, Notice - Social media
Kanta – easier to smile
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.
07/12/2017, Notice - Professionals
You are welcome to participate in the competition: design a new wellbeing application – Funding of EUR 500,000 reserved
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health has launched a design competition for application developers. The objective of the competition is to find new kinds of health and wellbeing applications that could be connected to the My Kanta pages Personal Health Record (Kanta PRH).
Develop an application for Kanta PHR – soon citizens can share their own wellbeing information with doctors by mobile phone
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 - Social media
Patient Data Repository stores and shares data
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.
Personal Health Record of Kanta services joins Wellbeing Hackathon
17/10/2017, Notice - Social media
Keeping patient data under lock and key
The data protection of the users of My Kanta Pages is in good hands, assures the data protection officer of Kela’s Kanta services.
Finns are interested in digital healthcare services
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.
19/09/2017, Notice - Social media
Kanta - a database for all citizens
Kanta services are being developed into a database for all citizens. In future, client data from social welfare services will also be included in the service in addition to citizens’ health data. The services will become easier to use as the information is available regardless of the time or the place. This may also improve the quality of care.