Cashing in with IT Healthcare Certifications
Certified Professional in Electronic Health Records (CPEHR)
Health IT Certification provides training and certification in three different health IT areas. This certification provides courses and certification in EHR, which tests professionals' skills and knowledge in planning and managing EHR.
Looking to get in on the opportunities around healthcare IT? You're not alone. Many IT solution providers and IT professionals are looking to gain expertise in this hot and growing area as physician offices and hospitals migrate to electronic medical records or electronic healthcare records (EMR or EHR). Certifications related to areas of knowledge specific to healthcare are still new, and most credentials being recommended to IT professionals serving healthcare clients are aren't industry specific. Although there is a strong push towards electronic medical records, especially in light of agendas set by the Obama administration, there are only a few credentials tailored to the healthcare IT community. More are on the way. Here are a few of the certifications and training programs currently available.