Recommendations

The Council for Choices in Health Care has issued the following recommendations:

10.12.2015. Treatment of age-related macular degeneration with intravitreal bevacizumab is included in the publicly funded health service range of Finland

30.8.2016 Implant-retained total prosthesis for the treatment of edentulous mandible

30.8.2016 Rehabilitation after hip fracture surgery

8.2.2017 Knee degeneration treatment by keyhole surgery

Recommendation by the Council for Choices in Health Care in Finland (COHERE Finland)

The Council for Choices in Health Care in Finland recommends that knee degeneration treatment by keyhole surgery not included in publicly funded healthcare services in Finland

Recommendation

Background memo Taustayhteenveto (in Finnish)

Recommendation by the Council for Choices in Health Care in Finland (COHERE Finland)

The Council for Choices in Health Care in Finland recommends the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with bevacizumab injection in the eye to be included in the publicly funded service choices in health care in Finland.

Recommendation

Background memo Taustayhteenveto (in Finnish)

Link to Fimea’s report “Biologiset lääkkeet silmänpohjan kostean ikärappeuman hoidossa” (2015) ; link to the summary (in Finnish)

 

Recommendation by the Council for Choices in Health Care in Finland (COHERE Finland)

The treatment of an edentulous mandible with a total prosthesis retained with two implants belongs to the publicly funded service choices in health care in Finland when the patient's ability to eat, speak or engage in other social interaction is impaired due to the instability or unsuitability of a total mandibular prosthesis.

Recommendation

Background memo Taustayhteenveto (in Finnish)

 

Recommendation by the Council for Choices in Health Care in Finland (COHERE Finland)

Multi-professional, goal-oriented rehabilitation that activates the patient after hip fracture surgery is part of the range of health services financed from public funds in Finland.

Recommendation

Backround memo Taustayhteenveto (in Finnish)