NHG chosen as partner for the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health to support the health and social services reform

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April 20, 2021

NHG Finland Oy has been selected as the main partner to help support the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in the preparation of the Finnish health and social services reform and its implementation further on. This nationally substantial reform requires a wide range of know-how and expertise as well as long-term work. NHG supports both the steering and development at the national level as well as the implementation of the reform and its preparations in the wellbeing services counties.

NHG partners with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, other key ministries and the wellbeing services counties to support the preparation of the reform and its implementation in restructuring the wellbeing services counties, further developing services and achieving the effectiveness and the objectives of the reform. Additionally, NHG is responsible for producing a real-time situation picture of the progression and status of the reform in the ministries and the wellbeing services counties.

This long-term partnership has a contract period of 5 years including options. The Ministry’s call for tenders, which resulted in six tenders, was won by NHG by best quality scores.

“We are very pleased to be a part of the preparations of the health and social services reform and building the future wellbeing services counties. I believe that our expertise and cross-disciplinary know-how make us the best possible partner.” Project Director and Senior Partner, NHG Anna Maksimainen commented.

Within the framework of the partnership and in supporting the preparations and implementation of the health and social services reform, NHG will bring to the table its diverse expertise on different topics such as building a value-based healthcare and social services system, strategic leadership, leading change and transformations, digitalisation, knowledge-based management, customer orientation and empowering the citizens.

This kind of sector-wide reform is unique, and the experts at NHG are excited about this opportunity to support the preparations and implementation of the health and social services reform through our expertise.” CEO, NHG Vesa Kämäräinen commented.

“The implementation of the health and social services reform is not an easy task. We wanted and got a partner who is familiar in the field and can help us and the wellbeing services counties with the transformations.” Director General of Department for Steering of Healthcare and Social Welfare, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health Kari Hakari said.

 

Contact information:

Antti Kuopila, Senior Specialist, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health: tel. +358 29 5163 516 / antti.kuopila@stm.fi

Anna Maksimainen, Senior Partner, NHG: tel. +358 40 7091 309 / anna.maksimainen@nhg.fi