The municipality of Hattula selected Pihlajalinna as its primary care and occupational healthcare service provider

Pihlajalinna Plc                Press Release                 16 January 2018 at 9:00

The municipality of Hattula selected Pihlajalinna as its primary care and occupational healthcare service provider

The municipal council of Hattula selected Pihlajalinna as the municipality’s primary care and occupational healthcare service provider on 15 January 2018. The service production begins on 1 April 2018. The subject-matter of the procurement consists of the following services: outpatient healthcare (including mental wellbeing, school healthcare and maternity and child health clinics), dental care, inpatient healthcare, occupational healthcare, medical specialist services and support services.

According to the tendering documentation, the annual value of the agreement is approximately EUR 3.5 million. The duration of the agreement is five years at the minimum and eight years at the maximum. The outsourcing involves approximately 20 per cent of the social and healthcare services that are the responsibility of the municipality or joint municipal authority, therefore, the value of the agreement does not exceed the 30 per cent limitation set by the legislation setting limits on outsourcing.

Currently, Pihlajalinna produces the outpatient and inpatient health care services for the municipality of Hattula. The current agreement will end on 31 March 2018.

For further information, please contact:
Juha Rautio, Executive Vice President, +358 40 828 1269

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Pihlajalinna in brief
Pihlajalinna is one of the leading private social and healthcare services providers in Finland. The company serves private individuals, businesses, insurance companies and public sector entities, such as municipalities and joint municipal authorities. In its private clinics and hospitals Pihlajalinna provides general practitioner services, specialised care, emergency and on-call services, a wide range of surgical services, occupational healthcare and dental care. In addition, the company offers innovative social and healthcare service provision models to public sector entities.

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