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Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist - Implementation Support (CHTS-IS)

Earners of the CHTS-IS provide on-site user support for the period of time before and during implementation of health IT systems in clinical and public health settings. Earners typically have a background in information technology or information management

This badge is issued by AHIMA


  • Computer Science
  • EHR
  • Health IT Systems
  • Health Information Exchange
  • Healthcare Terminology
  • Information Science
  • Public Health Terminology

What it takes to earn this badge

  • Score a passing grade on the Certified Health Technician Specialist - Implementation Support (CHTS-IS) exam
  • Complete the following prior to sitting for the exam:
  • Complete short-duration (typically six months) non-degree health IT workforce development programs
  • Be a member of the workforce with relevant experience or other types of training
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