Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional

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The Certified Health Informatics Systems Professional (CHISP) is a professional certification accrediting individuals in the health information technology (HIT) profession.[1] The CHISP certification is offered by the American Society of Health Informatics Managers (ASHIM) for candidates who demonstrate skills in the following core competencies: clinical, communications, compliance/legal considerations, health informatics, information analysis, medical administrative operations, and technology. Its Industry Advisory Board is made up of 12 professionals who are experts in the healthcare and technology industry.[2]

Members of the 2010 Advisory Panel[edit]

  • Adam Michael Clark, Ph.D, Director of Research and Policy, Lance Armstrong Foundation
  • David Bates, MD, Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Frederick H. (Rick) Blake, Principal and Chief Health Strategist, Strategic Health Resources
  • James Walker, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Geisinger Health System
  • Joel White, Executive Director, Health IT Now Coalition
  • John Klimek, R.Ph., SVP of Industry IT, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
  • Judy Murphy, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, VP Information Services, Aurora Health Care
  • Michael Miscoe JD, CPC, CASCC, CUC, CHCC President, Practice Masters, Inc.
  • Michael Stearns, MD, CPC, CFPC, President, CEO, e-MDs
  • Stephanie L. Jones, CPC, CEMC, SVP, American Society of Health Informatics Managers
  • Shahid N. Shah, CEO, Netspective Communications
  • Tip Ghosh, CEO, Bloomsbury Consulting.


  1. ^ New ASHIM Association Bridges Certification Gap in Healthcare Informatics. [1]. Retrieved 3/4/2010.
  2. ^ American Society of Health Informatics Managers. [2]. Retrieved 3/4/2010.

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