CPHIMS Representation at Annual Conference 2013

By Helen Figge
06:57 AM

The HIMSS CPHIMS credential continues to become widely accepted as the premier certification for health IT career paths. CPHIMS is a professional certification program for healthcare information and management systems professionals. Individuals who meet eligibility criteria and successfully complete the CPHIMS exam are designated a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS). And by securing the CPHIMS certification, you will be prepared to join the ranks of healthcare IT executives and be recognized by the industry as a subject matter expert in healthcare IT. The HIMSS Annual Conference in New Orleans in 2013 will provide an opportunity for attendees to take a CPHIMS review course as well as sit for the certification exam. Here are the details:

The CPHIMS Review course will take place on Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 from 8 AM - 5 PM for an attendance fee of: $285. This will be a full-day course to review the skills and knowledge gained through experiences and will provide interaction with a certified CPHIMS review course instructor to get answers to your questions and also review concepts identified that are essential in healthcare IT career paths. The CPHIMS review course will feature lectures, discussions, practice questions, and the most current and appropriate health IT study materials - available exclusively to the Annual Conference review course participants. Register early - seating is limited! If you would like additional information on the HIMSS13 Annual Conference Review Course please contact: froberts@himss.org.

Are you interested in sitting for the CPHIMS exam at HIMSS13 Annual Conference?  Consider sitting for the exam and the following dates available:

Exam Dates and Times

Monday, March 4, 2013
Session 1 – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (candidate check-begins at 9:30 AM)
Session 2 – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM (candidate check-begins at 1:30 PM)
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Session 3 – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (candidate check-begins at 9:30 AM)
Session 4 – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM (candidate check-begins at 1:30 PM)
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Session 5 – 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (candidate check-begins at 9:30 AM)

The CPHIMS Exam Fees are as follows:  $270 – HIMSS Individual Organizational Affiliate; $300 – HIMSS Member (*excludes Chapter Only and Online Only Members); $375 – Non-member.

If you would like additional information on the HIMSS13 Annual Conference CPHIMS exam, please contact jkazragys@himss.org. And if you have questions about any other programs pertaining to HIMSS Career Services being offered at HIMSS13 Annual Conference? Contact Maggie Van Vossen at mvanvossen@himss.org. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available and remember...Be passionate about your career path and strive to make a difference and learn, learn…learn. Technology is only the enabler; individuals will be the “transformers” of health IT in the years to come!

Helen Figge is Senior Director of Career Services at HIMSS.

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