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THE FINNISH TERVEYSPORTTI HEALTH PORTAL – NATIONAWIDE ACCESS TO QUALITY MEDICAL INFORMATION IN FINLAND

THE FINNISH TERVEYSPORTTI HEALTH PORTAL – NATIONAWIDE ACCESS TO QUALITY MEDICAL INFORMATION IN FINLAND

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  • ÄLÄ LUE LUKUMÄÄRÄÄ –toista lauseketta kuvassa!
  • Drug use in pregnancy, breast feeding, kidney failure patients.
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  • THE FINNISH TERVEYSPORTTI HEALTH PORTAL – NATIONAWIDE ACCESS TO QUALITY MEDICAL INFORMATION IN FINLAND Leena Lodenius, Ilkka Kunnamo Katri Larmo, Tiina Heino 5.7.2012 (All the pictures are picked from Google picture gallery)
  • Finland:-Length1160 kmand area 338000km2- 20 health caredistricts- 161 healthcenters-5 medicaluniversity libraries-25 312 physicians-Healthinformation usersscattered acrossthe country
  • Facts about TerveysporttiStarted in 2000Health portal by Duodecim Medical Publications LtdKey medical contents to support the work of clinicians and healthcare professionals – physicians, nurses, dentists, physiotherapists – and also patientsAvailable for 95% of Finnish health care professionalsAvailable on the internet and mobile devices
  • The use of Terveysporttiin FinlandOver 30 million searches in 2011 – and the use is strongly growing Accessible in all the hospital districts and health care centers700 of the 800 pharmacies in Finland use TerveysporttiAccessible in all medical libraries in Finland. Library personnel educates medical students the search skills neededBy providing quality information sources Terveysportti is also a patient safety tool
  • TERVEYSPORTTI – FINNISH HEALTH PORTAL D www.terveysportti.fiDatabases Journals Library News
  • Physician’s databaseOne of the most important information sources in the health portal (12 million read articles in 2011) - 1536 guidelines/recommendations - evidence summaries with links to Cochrane reviews - images and voicesObjective: the right information by one search term within one minute - backed by explicit, summarised and graded evidence
  • EBM GuidelinesThe international adaptation of the Physician’s database, translation into EnglishAlmost 1000 concise primary care practice guidelines. Both diagnosis and treatment are included.For further information please visit http://www.terveysportti.fi/ebmg/ltk.koti
  • There are 2168 pictures, and voicesand videos in EBMG
  • The evidence summaries are graded from A to DEBMG and COCHRANE REVIEWS areclosedly connected to each other
  • Drug databases inTerveysporttiThe most important drug information source in FinlandIncludes product information on drugs and information on - drugs product formulation and prices - drug interactions - drugs and pregnancy and breast feeding - drugs and kidney failure patients
  • Sciencedangerouscelecoxib be used simultanously & Research on the Internet Can warfarin and without interactionsDATABASES “Certainly what people bring to the Journals internet, such as their interest in science and how closely they followThe Library scientific discoveries, shapes their online science habits.” Medical News Horrigan, John. The Internet as a Resource for News and Information about Science. November 2006. http://www.pewinternet.org/PPF/r/191/report_di splay.asp
  • Also in TerveysporttiFinnish national Current Care GuidelinesICD 10Health care organizations’ address databaseHerbal medicinesOpen vacanciesDistance learning coursesImpact of drugs on laboratory test resultsDrug guide for homesEthical forum
  • Health library – informationfor patients and laymenReliable information in a language easy to understandOver 10 000 articles written by Finnish medical specialistsThe articles are based on evidence-based medicine whenever possibleInformation on local health services
  • Log books monitoring theuse of TerveysporttiThe use of Terveysportti can be monitored by log books (user identification is based on IP address)Statistical reports about the use of the databases are availableThe health portal is further developed by analyzing the information on most read articles, used search terms, least read articles
  • Health Portal Mobile:reliable information at any timeand in any place  Mobile interface launched in January 2012 Works in all smartphones Includes Physician’s Database, Emergency medicine guide, drugs and prices, ICD-10, articles from Finnish medical journals, addresses to health services, and medical news Physicians no longer tied to desktop terminals
  • INTERVIEW I am going to interview two meritorious information specialists from the medical library in Helsinki, Terkko -Meilahti Campus Library and ask two questions: - Do you teach the medical students the use of Terveysportti? Do you think the use of the portal is very complicated?- Which information sources are most popular among the medical students?
  • Thank You!Contact information: Leena.Lodenius@duodecim.fi