In January 2022, more than 600 clinical centres became new members of the ERNs. Some were already affiliated partners but many were new, meaning that there are plenty of newcomers to the ERN community and new experts to be trained in the use of the CPMS.
The Clinical Patient Management System (CPMS) is the ERN IT tool that currently supports cross-border discussions on the diagnosis and treatment of rare and complex clinical cases. This secured application was developed by the European Commission to meet the needs of the rare diseases field and fits well into their day-to-day life as clinicians.
Recently DG SANTE performed some updates on the CPMS platform to facilitate its use such as:
As a consequence of these new features, and with the increased number of ERN-EuroBloodNet members (36 new members joined us in 2022): new and simplified one-page CPMS guides have been created. They can be found in the section 'How to use the CPMS' and aim to get familiar in a quick way with :
DG Sante, recently ran a training session focused on the basic use of CPMS, targeted at the users who have signed up as of this year, as well as those who haven't yet had a chance to receive an introductory training on the use of the CPMS. The training webinar recording is available here: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/ern/imgs/CPMS Training for Newcomers.mp4
Have a look at this new training material to start using the platform or to stay updated on its new features!
If you want more information or to get personalized training, please contact our CPMS Helpdesk: lea.margot(ELIMINAR)@aphp.fr.