Mar 2019

In Finland, the Health Care Services Selection Council is responsible for making recommendations regarding the research, treatment and rehabilitation methods. Currently, PALKO is working on the only one assessment related to medical technologies - surgical treatment of lumbar intervertebral disc herniation. In final report, the Council would conclude whether the procedure is a part of publicly funded services or not. Read more


Jul 2017

Finnish government is working on regional reform, which will be implemented from 2019-2020. In relation to health care system, the reform will introduce 18 countries, which will take over the organization and funding for health care from more than 200 municipalities and their collaborations. Read more