1st Edition

Preparing for Success in Healthcare Information and Management Systems
The CAHIMS Review Guide



ISBN 9781938904882
Published March 30, 2015 by HIMSS Publishing
225 Pages

USD $170.00

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Book Description

HIMSS’ Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) certifi cation offers a pathway to careers in health information technology (health IT) for associate-level, emerging professionals, or those who would like to transition to health IT from other industries. The CAHIMS Review Guide is the ideal resource for those preparing for the CAHIMS Certifi cation Exam—or looking for a comprehensive ‘health IT 101’ guide. Content in the CAHIMS Review Guide reflects the CAHIMS exam content outline. Content is divided into three topic categories: organizational and technology environments; systems analysis, design, selection, implementation, support, maintenance, testing, evaluation, privacy and security; and leadership and management support. Each chapter includes learning objectives for tracking progress in understanding and articulating the content. Practice exam questions at the end of the book reinforce key concepts explored throughout the book. The CAHIMS Review Guide also features a glossary of acronyms used throughout the book for easy reference during exam preparation and ‘on the job’ reference after certification.