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Finnish Social and Health Data Permit Authority Findata

We grant permits for the secondary use of social and health care data and improve data protection for individuals. After granting the permit we compile, combine and pre-process it and offer tools for analysing.

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A team of researchers is bridging the gap between clinical research and registry studies with the aim of reinventing cancer drug research

21.07.2022
Heidi Loponen, Senior Scientific Consultant at MedEngine Oy, uses register data in a study aimed at validating the usefulness of a mathematical model for cancer treatments. “If this model proves effective, research data on cancer treatment can be produced with a smaller number of patients and more ethically in the future,” explains Loponen. Read more A team of researchers is bridging the gap between clinical research and registry studies with the aim of reinventing cancer drug research

Application and decision statistics 27 November 2022

874

Applications

54 % Data Permits
38 % Amendments
8 % Data Requests

689

Decisions

76 % positive
22 % lapsed
1 % administrative transfer

185

Open

40 % in process
34 % pre-screening
26 % pending

For more information about the handling process, see Permits

Application processing

Unfortunately we have a queue, see the estimated queuing times below.

Data permits: pre-screened applications approx. 1-2 months, applications that need to be supplemented approx. 12 months
Data requests: approx. 6 months
Amendment applications: approx. 1 month