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Mikko Härkönen currently works at the Information Department, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland. Mikko is managing code systems, classifications and data structures. On-going project is 'Managing National Code Service in social and healthcare in Finland'.
March 2013 - present
Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
January 2020 - July 2020
Field of study
- SNOMED CT Authoring Course Level 1
In Finland, the nationally unified and standardized nursing documentation model comprises the nursing process model and the Finnish Care Classification (FinCC). The aim of the study was to assess how well the further developed FinCC complies with actual nursing practices and how pragmatic and understandable it is. An e-questionnaire based on the re...
An implementation of eHealth services including a national code service is ongoing in Finland. The code service shares and maintains all common codes and data structures used in electronic patient records. In this paper, we describe the code service process and the challenges of developing the process as a part of national eHealth services.
The structure of the Finnish nursing documentation model is based on the decision-making process and a standardized nursing terminology: Finnish Care Classification (FinCC). Nearly 20,000 nurses use the FinCC although not all healthcare organizations utilize it. Development projects for the common national nursing documentation framework have been...
Patient safety incident reporting systems are used to monitor adverse events, generate information for risk management and to improve patient safety. A number of electronic reporting systems have been developed, but their data elements appear relatively similar. An inductive data analysis was carried out to find out especially what is the content o...