Panama's perinatal clinical history system goes digital

Miguel Mayo, head of Panama's Ministry of Health (MINSA), last week announced the launch of a digitized version of the perinatal clinical history (HCPN). The system stores patient data of over 75,000 women annually from health institutions' obstetrics services.

All the information will be shared with the Social Security Fund (CSS) so that its members can access it during consultations and child deliveries at the institution, including data such as anomalies identified during pregnancy and serious maternal morbidities.


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