Health IT Certification offers professional training and certification for those responsible for planning, selecting, implementing, and managing electronic health records (EHR) and other health information technology (HIT). Professional training and certification for those responsible for planning, managing the technology, and managing the infrastructure access, for personal health records of Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), including RHIOs, is also provided.
A distinguished advisory panel and faculty have pooled their experience to create a training program that is practical, offering tools that directly relate to on-the-job needs. The certification process has been developed by a team of both knowledgeable experts, as well those with a background in psychometrics, to ensure that the certification process is valid and role-based. Examination items test at the application, synthesis and evaluation levels through case studies and scenarios. Anyone who believes they are competent in the common body of knowledge for the CPEHR, CPHIE, and/or CPHIT may register to take an exam, either at one of the onsite training program seminars or online.
CPHIT: The designation of Certified Professional in Health Information Technology (CPHIT) indicates that the holder has mastered the common body of knowledge covering planning, selecting, implementing, using, and managing health information technology (HIT) and electronic health record (EHR) applications. The CPHIT curriculum introduces the use of health information technology in any setting within the continuum of care.
CPEHR: The designation of Certified Professional in Electronic Health Records (CPEHR) indicates that the holder has mastered the common body of knowledge covering planning, implementation, operation of EHR for knowledge management, quality improvement, patient safety, and care coordination. The CPEHR curriculum adjusts the strategies to make the most of an EHR investment, enhancing capabilities, using new technologies, and building value.
CPHIE: The designation of Certified Professional in Health Information Exchange (CPHIE) indicates that the holder has mastered the Common Body of Knowledge covering planning, governance, information architecture and stewardship, personal health records, telehealth and home monitoring and other exchanges of electronic information among organizations. The CPHIE curriculum incorporates the strategies to make the most of the HIE investment, enhancing capabilities, using new technologies to integrate and exchange data interoperably among organizations, addressing patient information via personal health records, home monitoring, and telehealth.
CPORA: The designation of Certified Professional in Operating Rules Administration (CPORA) indicates that the holder has mastered Common Body of Knowledge covering successful EDI and workflow process improvement to achieve a higher degree of business process automation with operating rules including eligibility and claim status, electronic funds transfer and electronic remittance advice, and interoperable trading partner infrastructure.