Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS)

$270
  • HIMSS Individual Organizational Affiliate Member $270
  • HIMSS Regular, Corporate or Student Member $300
  • Non-Member $375

Description

The CPHIMS certification program promotes the healthcare information and management systems field through certification of qualified individuals and the following program elements:

  • Recognizing formally those individuals who meet the eligibility requirements of CPHIMS and pass the examination
  • Requiring certification renewal through continued personal and professional growth in the practice of healthcare information and management systems
  • Providing an international standard of requisite knowledge for certification; thereby assisting employers, the public and members of health professions in assessing healthcare information and management systems professionals

Credentials Awarded

The CPHIMS credential will help your career by:

  • Demonstrating you meet an international standard of professional knowledge and competence in healthcare information and management systems
  • Increasing your credibility with your employer
  • Showing a commitment to continuing professional development
  • Enjoying a sense of personal and professional achievements

Specific Instructions

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates who meet eligibility requirements and pass the CPHIMS Examination attain the CPHIMS designation. HIMSS reserves the right, but is not obligated to, accuracy of information supplied by or on behalf of a candidate.

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university plus five (5) years of information and management systems experience*, three (3) of those years in a healthcare setting**.
  • Graduate degree or higher from an accredited college or university plus three (3) years of information and management systems experience*, two (2) of those years in a healthcare setting**.

*Information and management systems experience refers to work experience in systems analysis; design; selection, implementation, support, and maintenance; testing and evaluation; privacy and security; information systems; clinical informatics; management engineering.

**Includes experience with a provider of health services or products to a healthcare facility (e.g., hospital; healthcare consulting firm; vendor; federal, state, or local government office; academic institution; payer; public health, etc.).

Associated Exams

EXAM DETAILS

  • 115 Questions
  • 120 Exam Duration

Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) Exam

The CPHIMS Examination is structured as follows: Composed of 115 multiple-choice questions. A candidates score is based on 100 of these questions. Fifteen (15) are trial or pretest questions that are interspersed throughout the examination. A candidate is allowed two (2) hours in which to complete the CPHIMS Examination....

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Exam Content

1. General

  • A. Healthcare Environment
  • B. Technology Environment

2. Systems

  • A. Analysis
  • B. Design
  • C. Selection, Implementation, Support, and Maintenance
  • D. Testing and Evaluation
  • E. Privacy and Security

3. Administration

  • A. Leadership
  • B. Management

 


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