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Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist - Clinician/Practitioner Consultant (CHTS-CP)

Earners of the CHTS-CP suggest solutions for health IT implementation problems in clinical and public health settings. They have the ability to address workflow and data collection issues from a clinical perspective, including quality measurement and improvement. They assist in selection of vendors and software and advocate for users’ needs, acting as a liaison between users, IT staff, and vendors.

This badge is issued by AHIMA


  • HIT Systems
  • Health Information Management Systems
  • Health Workflow Process Analysis
  • Leadership For Health IT
  • Management
  • Quality Improvement

What it takes to earn this badge

  • Score a passing grade on the Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist-CP Exam (CHTS-CP) exam
  • Complete one of the following prior to sitting for the exam:
  • Complete training through short-duration (typically six months) non-degree health IT workforce development programs
  • Complete other relevant workforce experience or other types of training
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