2nd Edition

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

By HIMSS Copyright 2022
    210 Pages 26 B/W Illustrations
    by Productivity Press

    210 Pages 26 B/W Illustrations
    by Productivity Press

    210 Pages 26 B/W Illustrations
    by Productivity Press

    HIMSS’ Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) certification 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, 2nd Edition is the ideal resource for those preparing for the CAHIMS certification exam—or looking for a comprehensive "health IT 101" guide.

    Content in this updated and revised CAHIMS review guide reflects the new 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.

    This book is a comprehensive and timely introduction to healthcare information and management systems. It’s also an invaluable resource for staying current in all aspects of the industry. In addition to sample exam questions, this book includes an overview of the eligibility requirements, testing procedures, and the CAHIMS examination itself.

    Section I: Healthcare and Technology Environments

    Chapter 1: Healthcare Environment

    Chapter 2: Technology Environment

    Section II: Clinical Informatics

    Chapter 3: Clinical Informatics

    Section III: Healthcare Information and Systems Management

    Chapter 4: Analysis

    Chapter 5: Design

    Chapter 6: Selection Implementation Support

    Chapter 7: Testing and Evaluation

    Chapter 8: Privacy and Security

    Section IV: Management and Leadership

    Chapter 9: Management and Leadership



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    HIMSS is a global voice, advisor and thought leader of health transformation through Health IT with a unique breadth and depth of expertise and capabilities to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of health, healthcare and care outcomes. As the leading source of Health IT, HIMSS designs and leverages key data assets, predictive models and tools to advise global leaders, stakeholders and influencers of best practices in Health IT so they have the right information at the point of decision.

    Through its HIT network of over 1 million experts, over 200 knowledge exchanges and collaborations, including 60,000 plus members, HIMSS drives innovative; forward thinking around best uses of technology in support of better connected care, improved population health and low cost of care.

    HIMSS is a not for profit, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with additional offices in North America, Latin America, Europe, United Kingdom and Asia.