Identify yourself as a professional who possesses the expertise to support and utilize health informatics!
With the continuing advancements in technology and the increasing demand for qualified health informatics professionals the new informatics credential will provide credibility and recognition to individuals who possess the required knowledge and expertise of health informatics. The new credential will enable an individual to further advance their career. It also demonstrates a competent workforce and professional group for system support, subsequent organizational support, prestige, and the opportunity to belong to a prestigious premier professional association.
Candidates must meet one of the following eligibility requirements for the Health Informatics examination
* Candidates are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to sit for the exam. Candidates must formally attest to the required experience in health informatics.
Before submitting an application, carefully review the information contained in this guide. It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure eligibility before submitting the application. Applicants who are determined to be ineligible and submit an ineligible application or request withdrawal of their application, will receive a refund of the application fee minus a $75 processing fee.
Applicants may register online or by submitting a paper application.
Premier Member Rate: $246.05
Member Rate: $259
A candidate’s eligibility period is defined in the Authorization to Test letter (ATT) as a four-month window in which candidates are required to schedule their exam appointment. Candidates who fail to schedule an examination appointment within their eligibility period indicated in their ATT will forfeit their application fee. A complete application and examination fee are required to reapply for the examination.
Candidates arriving at the test center 15 minutes after the scheduled appointment will not be allowed to test and will forfeit the testing fee. A complete application and examination fee are required to reapply for the examination.
A certification examination is based on an explicit set of competencies. These competencies have been determined through a job analysis study conducted of practitioners. The competencies are divided into domains and tasks as shown in the tables below. Examinations test only content pertaining to the following competencies.