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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Your email address will not be published. So I studied my notebook on the plane while traveling on business, during idle times while running chores, lunch breaks, night time after I am done with the work orders for sdition day.

Forget how badly you did in the exam. I decided to just go through the ones I have answered so far and wait for the book. However, I do not think you have to pass the assessment test to qualify for exam registration. IntroductionChapter 2: Case to the point — Federal Register site. Simulated exams are critical for success.

Use exam score data to pinpoint your areas of weakness. That made me question the value of the review material even more. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Healthcare information is a moving target.


There are two ways.

Second, it may seem to you that I planned my preparation very precisely. Guise research is the key. Ignore the simulated test time limits.

I do not have a list of these websites. You study these questions forget about your test score and their answers. I agree with all the above comments. Then show up for the next round of beating. I will talk about this and my exam day on my next blog. So my advice is evaluate your priorities and reasons carefully before you commit to a full-time life-long Healthcare IT career.

I am not going to give you an impression that this was an easy thing for me to crack. I did not have a set time for study because of my crazy schedule.

But I will tell you that some of the questions and their answers looked weird, random and difficult to apprehend when I cross-checked these with the content.

The third and last blog will describe how my exam day went. The goal is to understand and fix your shortcomings as much as possible. Cultural LeadershipChapter 3: Android based test looked very good based on the reviews I saw. Followed by actual paid experience in the Healthcare industry.

BTW, online study group is a valuable info at this time.

Hindsight — it was an overkill. Also, connect with online groups, for example on LinkedIn. The goal is to get all of these right. Please check the second blog for updated information.


I recycled a slightly used composition book for my note book see picture on left. Add the answers of incorrect questions to your summary notes material.

The book has really valuable and relevant information. I would answer questions at a time. I have listed a few of these in my blogs.

Taking The CPHIMS Exam: How I prepared myself

I myself googled this a lot and finally reach this blog which is very helpful to me now. But I decided that I have spent enough money already. I used these sources to collect a medley of information in my notebook. The overall material was OK. Lessons Editlon Overall lesson guice First, this was a very good book.

So with my exam on October 10 I got about a couple of months to get ready.

Taking The CPHIMS Exam: How I prepared myself

Take a break for a couple of days. So a lot of back and forth-ing, learning from mistakes etc. Any updates on federal policies and mandates show up here first. I came up with the following strategies to meet these challenges. I browsed through this site about once a week. Today I will talk about my exam preparation efforts. Do 2ndd let it get to you.