According to the public announcement of HUS, the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Juha Tuominen (Professor, MD, Ph.D), Chief Medical Officer of Terveystalo, has been elected as the new Managing Director of HUS, starting from January 1, 2019. Tuominen is yet to resign from his current position and he continues as the Chief Medical Officer of Terveystalo for the time being.
"I sincerely congratulate Juha Tuominen for his election. It shows that there is a great appreciation for Juha, not only as a person, but also for his versatile experience and medical expertise in both our industry and in the Finnish society. Terveystalo can also be very proud as Juha has played a significant role in developing the Finnish healthcare. This election shows that private healthcare plays a big and important role in this society, says Terveystalo's CEO Yrjö Närhinen.
"The challenges of healthcare are common to both the public healthcare and private healthcare companies. Customer focus, utilization of health data, preventive and medically effective treatment, and cost-effectiveness are common challenges that we need to find better solutions for, both as individual actors and as a society, "continues Närhinen.
Terveystalo in brief
Terveystalo is a listed company on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. Terveystalo is the largest healthcare service company in Finland with net sales and network. The company offers versatile primary and secondary health care services for corporate and private customers and the public sector. The nationwide network covers 180 locations across Finland, complemented by 24/7 digital services.
In 2017, Terveystalo had approximately 1.2 million individual customers and approximately 3.3 million doctor visits. Nearly 9,000 healthcare professionals work in Terveystalo, about half of whom are private practitioners. Terveystalo's services carry the Key Flag symbol and the company is a member of the Association for Finnish Work. www.terveystalo.com