Strict regulations and formulas determine medicine prices. The price paid by consumers may change during the year, even though the retail price remains the same. Consumers benefit from reimbursement provided by the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) and the annual maximum limit on out-of-pocket costs.
Orion condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The concern for our employees in Ukraine is great and our thoughts are with them at the moment, as well as with all those affected by the war.
Orion is modernising production at its Turku plant through an investment of EUR 17 million.
Looking after a loved one is a tough job, but it is also a valuable contribution on a personal and societal level. For this reason, Orion and Carers Finland want to offer a respite holiday to a hundred carers as a welcome break from their daily routines.
Appropriate medication is an essential part of patient safety. Drug safety refers to both the product itself and the way that it is administered. The responsibility lies with the entire treatment chain, starting with the manufacturer and ending, to some degree, with patients themselves.
We answer the most common questions related to the availability of Orion’s pharmaceutical products.
The coronavirus pandemic has not compromised the supply of medicines in Finland or the rest of the EU. However, should the pandemic continue for a prolonged period, the availability of medicines may be affected.
New digital tools benefit both patients and health care professionals, helping improve the treatment of Parkinson's disease, for example. They may also help ease the challenges of rising health care costs for public spending.
This is Orion’s third year as a main sponsor of the John Nurminen Foundation. The Foundation’s new Baltic Sea campaigns will help minimise fertiliser emissions at ports and collect our fondest memories of the Baltic Sea.
A new research ecosystem has been set up in Finland in which the country’s leading research organisations, together with the Finnish Red Cross Blood Service, Orion Pharma and nanotechnology SMEs, are joining forces to develop new types of nanobiotechnological solutions for the treatment and early diagnostics of severe progressive diseases.
Orion implements responsible medication and states in its value proposition that it wants to be a medicine cabinet for Finns. Based on this, Orion is the sole manufacturer or distributor of many pharmaceuticals in Finland.
Research and development are Orion's strengths, and the company will continue to invest in them. The target is to increase net sales 1.5-fold by 2025.
Going abroad was an important career move for Sara Sammallahti. A grant of EUR 50,000 from the Orion Research Foundation made it possible for her to join a group of Dutch and American researchers. Sammallahti is studying the effects of the mother’s well-being during pregnancy on the brain of the foetus.
A novel screening method enables faster and more accurate measurement.
Thanks to biosimilars, an increasing number of patients can receive effective care at a lower pharmaceutical cost.