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.
HIMSS MISSION- To globally lead endeavors optimizing health engagements and care outcomes through information technology.
SECTION I: GENERAL Chapter 1: Organizational Environment Chapter 2: Technology Environment SECTION II: HEALTHCARE INFORMATION AND SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT Chapter 3: Analysis and Design Chapter 4: Selection, Implementation, Support and Maintenance Chapter 5: Testing and Evaluation Chapter 6: Privacy and Security SECTION III: ADMINISTRATION Chapter 7: Leadership Support Chapter 8: Management Support.