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Telemedicine services

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide except the Åland Islands
  • Public service

Telemedicine services

Health care services that can be provided remotely include

• clinical consultations,

• diagnostics,

• observations,

• monitoring,

• treatment,

• clinical decisions made via a video link or online, and

• transmission of information and documents via a smartphone.

Do the following

You can find out more about the rules governing telemedicine on the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health’s website.

To whom and on what terms

Licensed private health care providers and registered sole traders (e.g. general practitioners and physiotherapists) are automatically authorised to also provide telemedicine services.

Businesses that only provide telemedicine services can apply for a telemedicine licence from the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health.

Basic information

The service is provided byRegional State Administrative Agency
Responsible for the serviceRegional State Administrative Agency
Area Whole Finland (except Åland)
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish, English
Text edited by: Regional State Administrative Agency
Updated: 5/6/2021