Today, the mail man brought me a copy of “The CPHIMS Review Guide 2nd Edition – Preparing for Success in Healthcare Information and. Available in: Paperback. Whether you’re taking the CPHIMS exam, or simply want the most current and comprehensive overview in healthcare. There is no real single study guide for CPHIMS. This is probably . I got the 2nd edition of the HIMSS book and I’m utilizing the practice tests.

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Third, you may be a genius and think what I did was way too much. I wrote down each question in my notebook.

If you have time, I recommend that you research the material available free on the Internet. I found out that the Healthcare IT professionals are aware of it. I used the blank sides of paper recycled from junk mail and used printer paper at home. I used these sources to collect a medley of information in my notebook.

I have listed a few of these in my blogs. So with my exam on October 10 I got about a couple of editkon to get ready.

I am not going to give you an impression that this was an easy thing for me to crack. I went over the HIMSS self-assessment exam questions several times and re-answered these to get practice. Take a break for a couple of days.


Taking The CPHIMS Exam: How I prepared myself

Simulated exams are critical for success. James, I have loaned out all my materials to a colleague.

So I read parts that I thought were most relevant: Followed by actual paid experience in the Healthcare industry. Add the answers of incorrect questions to your summary notes material.

I will talk about this and my exam day on my next blog. Android based test looked very good based on the reviews I saw. I found this book from my Internet research. I came up with the following strategies to meet these challenges.

I read only the first three chapters: Thanks for the help again.

But I wished if the quality could have been better considering its high price tag. A content rating varies between 1 lowest to 5 highest depending on how well it helped me answer the actual CPHIMS questions.

So I started working on it. Primarily because of lower than average pay compared to other industries. Repeat the previous three steps with the next test.

Independent research is the key. Strategic Leadership—Governance and Chapter 5: Raja, I find Healthcare to be very certification and credential focused. I put higher priority on preparedness than on my wits. Since, I have guidee to the self-assessment test, I started studying it and going through the questions. Do not let it get to you.


I have also read good eddition about an Android based test exam the link is in blog. So I did not take it. You study these questions forget about your test score and their answers.

This is probably because the syllabus is pretty broad and can get deep in certain areas. White and John R.

Case to the point — Federal Register site. This ultimately made a big difference. But this is not an easy exam and you may end up failing it. Healthcare information is a moving target.

Taking The CPHIMS Exam: How I prepared myself

I decided to just go through the ones I have answered so far 2d wait for the book. Just want your opinion that do I still need detail preparation, or I can attemp the exam now?

You get the idea.