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The Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional (CHISP™) certification indicates that an individual of high professional integrity has passed a HIT certification examination sponsored by the ...

The Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional (CHISP™) certification indicates that an individual of high professional integrity has passed a HIT certification examination sponsored by the American Society of Health Informatics Managers (ASHIM™).

For more information, you can visit http://www.ashim.org

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    Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional offered by  American Society of Health Informatics Managers Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional offered by American Society of Health Informatics Managers Document Transcript

    • An Introduction to ASHIM™ New in the Healthcare Industry for IT Professionals www.ashim.org
    • An Introduction to ASHIM™ 1. Welcome To ASHIM™ The American Society of Health Informatics Managers™, Inc is a professional member association for IT professionals who specialize in Health IT (HIT). ASHIM™ is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that conducts a nationally recognized credentialing exam to certify the healthcare industry knowledge of working level IT professionals, known as the Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional (CHISP™). Contents ASHIM™ members believe in the importance of a skilled Health IT workforce to best serve the needs of physicians who are using and adopting health IT. Network professionals, database administrators, communication protocol specialists, web application designers, computer scientists, and software engineers and clinical applications trainers working successfully in Health Information Technology (HIT) recognize healthcare is an increasingly 01 Welcome complex and exciting work environment. ASHIM™ members believe that it is the addition of healthcare skills and knowledge that make an IT 02 An Introduction to ASHIM™ professional the best supporter of HIT. These skills help IT professionals make it easier for physicians to use HIT in a manner that improves patient outcomes and overall efficiencies such as: 03 What is CHISP™? • Doctors are better able to assess quality, medical necessity, and provision of services and to reduce medical errors and improve patient safety. • Doctors are better able to more easily recognize and adhere to compliance of legal 04 Certification requirements, current interoperability standards, documentation, billing and payment systems 05 Meet the Advisory Panel Healthcare’s national movement to Electronic Health Records (EHR) requires Health Information Technology (HIT) professionals to have a solid understanding of the business. ASHIM™ is a national IT professional member association formed of IT specialists committed to excellence in HIT. ASHIM™ members are dedicated to ensuring effective outcomes by keeping current in the rapidly changing HIT environment and successfully communicating with non-IT healthcare professionals. They demonstrate expertise in the highly-specialized Health IT setting. www. ashim.org
    • 2. An Introduction to ASHIM™ An Introduction to ASHIM™ 3. An Introduction to ASHIM ™ What is CHISP ? ™ The American Society of Health Informatics Managers Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional What is the Mission of ASHIM™ ? CHISP™’s Abilities Include: ASHIM™’s mission is to certify a skilled Health IT workforce in order to best serve the needs of Proficiency and understanding across a wide range of concepts, some of which include: physicians who are using and adopting health IT. The Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional (CHISP™). • Best practice interoperability standards and data exchange in healthcare • Provides the hiring public with a means to differentiate the skills of IT professionals by • Privacy and Security of medical data validating their current healthcare industry knowledge. • Structure and flow of the varied healthcare settings and providers • Provides a means for job applicants to inform prospective employers of their qualifications • Popular EHR and PHR products and services with respect to the healthcare industry. • Conversational familiarly with medical terminology and common pathophysiology • Serves to validate the superior knowledge and skill of IT professionals already serving the • Technology’s roles in medical decision support and quality healthcare community. • Common medical research techniques • Medical coding i.e. CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10, SNOMED • Effective communication techniques Why Was ASHIM™ Formed? • The Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional (CHISP™) credential was developed in response to a national need for a skilled Health IT workforce able to support the Who is Eligible? adoption of Health IT that improves quality of care and efficiency, while maintaining In order to be eligible to sit for the certification exam and to earn the CHISP™ credential: patient privacy and security. An individual must have at least three years working IT experience (hardware related, software related, data related, or clinical IT training related) to qualify for CHISP™. The three years experience Who Does ASHIM™ Certify? requirement will be waived if the ASHIM™ member has earned a Microsoft or Cisco certification, a • ASHIM™ is a voluntary, nonprofit, non-governmental organization that conducts nationally degree in computer science, or a diploma from an accredited IT post secondary program. recognized certification for computer science and information technology professionals to demonstrate skills necessary to efficiently integrate computer technology in the health care field. • CHISP™ is the credential that certifies the Health IT knowledge of the Health IT workforce. • CHISP™ certifies the healthcare industry knowledge of individuals who have working experience that is hardware related, software related, data related, or clinical IT training related. Health Information Technology (HIT) professionals must not only augment their technical IT skills with the latest HIT developments… . . . they must acquire an immediate mastery! www. ashim.org www. ashim.org
    • 4. An Introduction to ASHIM™ An Introduction to ASHIM™ 5. CHISP Certification ™ Meet the Advisory Panel 2009-2010 ASHIM™ Health IT Industry Advisory Panel: The Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional (CHISP™) certification indicates that an individual of high professional • Adam Michael Clark, Ph.D, Director of Research and Policy, Lance Armstrong Foundation integrity has passed a HIT certification examination sponsored by the American Society of Health Informatics Managers • David Bates, MD, Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (ASHIM™). CHISP™ certification indicates that the IT professional has achieved a measurable level of knowledge and expertise in • Frederick H. (Rick) Blake, Principal and Chief Health Strategist, Strategic Health Resources the healthcare setting. • James Walker, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Geisinger Health System • Joel White, Executive Director, Health IT Now Coalition In addition to education or experience as an IT professional (i.e. network professionals, database professionals, programmers, • John Klimek, R.Ph., SVP of Industry IT, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs telecommunications specialists, etc.), CHISP™ validates the working knowledge of that IT professional in the healthcare industry: • Judy Murphy, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, VP Information Services, Aurora Health Care • Michael Miscoe JD, CPC, CASCC, CUC, CHCC President, Practice Masters, Inc. • Clinical Communications • Michael Stearns, MD, CPC, CFPC™, President, CEO, e-MDs • Compliance/Legal Healthcare Considerations • Stephanie L. Jones, CPC, CEMC, SVP, American Society of Health Informatics Managers™ • Emerging Technology • Shahid N. Shah, CEO, Netspective Communications • HIT • Tip Ghosh, CEO, Bloomsbury Consulting • Information Analysis • Medical Office Operations • Physician Payment Processes www. ashim.org www. ashim.org
    • ASHIM™ American Society of Health Informatics Managers 2480 South 3850 West Suite B (ASHIM) Salt Lake City, UT 84120