Your partner in medication safety
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We improve the quality of life of elderly people by optimising the use of medicines. Our service minimises the adverse effects and maximises the benefits of medication.
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A passion for the rationalisation of medication

The story of Causalus started with an experienced pharmacist's passion to improve medication administration in elderly care homes. Pauli Puirava has conducted medication reviews since 2009. In his work, he has witnessed how multiprofessional assessments in care homes have repeatedly resulted in a positive impact on patient health, lower spending on medicines, and more available staff resources. Causalus is a step further – a service for any care home.

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Medication review solutions with professional support

Our Causalus software has been developed to solve problems related to polypharmacy. Alongside medicine dosages and interactions, the software tracks responses to treatment and possible adverse effects. The rational digital review of medication has been combined with remote pharmacist services. Patient safety is a priority to us, and that is why Causalus software is a CE-marked medical device.

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Explore guidelines for safe medication, medication trainings and industry news from Finland and abroad

Causalus software is now CE certified
Helsinki-based health tech company Causalus Oy has announced medical device CE marking for their first product.
The impact of Corona-isolation to the wellbeing of the eldery and their polypharmacy risks
American psychological association APA wrote in March about risks that coronavirus isolation poses for health of older adults. Loneliness and isolation have negative impact on elderly physical and mental wellbeing and mortality which may increase even more during coronavirus isolation.
Stumbling blocks in medication of the elderly – and how to get around them
Medication of the elderly is spoken about quite a bit, and we've gotten to read about problems with medications among the elderly in the media. Issues with medication have appeared extensively and frequently, particularly in different assisted living units.
What does a medication review mean?
Over the years, there has been a well-established term in Finnish health care, and more specifically in the pharmaceutical field, referring to the overall review of medication, more commonly known as "LHKA".

Do you know how well the medication safety and monitoring is handled in your unit?

This free audit questionnaire for healthcare professionals provides you with an initial view of ​​the current status of medication safety in your care unit.