Benefits of Certification

For Other Stakeholders

AMIA designed AHIC to:

  • Contribute to public safety and well-being through the certification of health informatics professionals who are capable of
    • enhancing organizational performance and positively impacting individual and population health
    • avoiding costly and potentially harmful adverse effects associated with implementation and use of health information systems
  • Support employers by defining the standard for health informatics practice and highlighting the types of skills AHIC diplomates can bring to an organization
  • Provide guidance to future or emerging health informatics professionals on the education and experiences that will prepare them for more advanced roles