In the last four months the Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH) of the Pan American Health Organization has developed in conjunction with the Caja de Seguro Social (CSS) of the Republic of Panama a virtual training for managing Health Information System (HIS). This health information system generates a single electronic patient record, which can be consulted at national level health facilities in the CSS.

The training space for managing HIS has 14 training modules that allow access to groups of users based specialty. Each of these modules has lessons video tutorials where the different functions of the system are explained. In addition, this space has a video conferencing room to perform synchronous training in different health regions of the country. This space is planned to train all health care staff in the use of the system by using the VCPH virtual platform.

A date is conducting a pilot training space HIS before launch. Once the launch, the VCPH team will technical support during the development of HIS training program is planned for 2014 to more than 10 thousand employees.