HIMSS is a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of health through information and technology. As a mission driven non-profit, HIMSS offers a unique depth and breadth of expertise in health innovation, public policy, workforce development, research and analytics to advise global leaders, stakeholders and influencers on best practices in health information and technology. The organization’s Career Institute offers healthcare leaders access to quality resources, tools and education to help them connect with needed materials, strengthen industry knowledge, achieve professional development and contribute to lifelong learning. Access the HIMSS site and navigate to the Professional Development page.
Produce your own professional development plan.
Include the following aspects in the assignment:
Ø Discuss how earning certification would benefit you and your organization
Ø Argue for or against requiring a professional certification or license such as CPHIMS should be set as a standard in Healthcare Information Management
Ø Create a simple model/timeline showing your professional development plans