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Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist - Technical/Software Support Staff (CHTS-TS)

Workers in this role maintain systems in clinical and public health settings, including patching and upgrading of software. Earners of this badge have experience working in information technology or information management.

This badge is issued by AHIMA


  • Computer Science
  • EHR
  • EHR Configuration
  • Health IT Systems
  • Health Information Exchange
  • Healthcare Customer Service
  • Information Science
  • Vendor-specific Systems

What it takes to earn this badge

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