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25-Sep-2018

Terveystalo Plc: Juha Tuominen, Chief Medical Officer of Terveystalo leaves the company

Terveystalo Plc Stock Exchange release 25 September 2018 at 9:00 a.m. EEST

Juha Tuominen (Professor, MD, Ph.D), Chief Medical Officer of Terveystalo since 2009, has been elected as the new Managing Director of Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, starting from 1 January 2019. Terveystalo has started the search for the successor of Mr. Tuominen. Unto Palonen, senior physician of occupational healthcare will act as a deputy Chief Medical Officer of Terveystalo from 1 November 2018 onwards. 

"I would like to thank my supervisor, Mr. Yrjö Närhinen and my fellow colleagues for the wonderful opportunity to be a part of Terveystalo development. The past nine years have been great and educational", says Juha Tuominen. 

"We thank Juha for his contribution to the development of Terveystalo and we sincerely wish him luck for his new job. 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", says Terveystalo's CEO Yrjö Närhinen.

 

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Further enquiries
Kati Kaksonen, Director, Investor Relations and Financial Communications, Terveystalo
Tel. +358 10 345 2034
kati.kaksonen@terveystalo.com

 

Distribution:
Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd
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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



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