The CPHIMS, or Certified Professional in Healthcare Information Management Systems, credential is a professional certification for healthcare information and management system professionals. The certification "helps employers evaluate potential new hires, analyze job performance, evaluate employees, select contractors, market services and motivate employees to enhance their skills and knowledge," according to HIMSS, the organization offering the program.
CPHIMS certification can be obtained by passing a three-section, nine-domain exam that covers the following:
1. General: Healthcare Environment and Technology Environment
2. Systems: Analysis; Design; Selection, Implementation, Support and Maintenance; Testing and Evaluation; Privacy and Security
3. Administration: Leadership and Management
Apply for the CPHIMS exam, take the self-assessment test and learn about the program's eligibility and cost from the Certification section of the HIMSS site. Discover CPHIMS by the numbers, including pass/fail rates for the exam and number of total applicants, from the infographic below.