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What ABII Does

The American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII) sets the professional certification standards for excellence in a growing field of high-tech healthcare pioneers. It recognizes well-trained professionals who can use technology to maximize efficiency and increase clinical staff satisfaction and productivity, while realizing strategic goals and improving patient care. This is a tall order, indeed. That’s why ABII uses a highly respected certification process to help achieve its mission.

With the Certified Imaging Informatics Professional (CIIP) designation, ABII:

  • Establishes eligibility requirements for professionals who may apply for certification, based on their experience and education.
  • Creates and maintains a certification exam according to strict psychometric principles that include practice analysis, item writing and secure delivery to eligible applicants.
  • Establishes and manages continuing education requirements to ensure individuals are engaged in their profession and kept abreast of advancements in quality, technology and best practice.
  • Sets and manages recertification requirements.

ABII History

ABII was founded in 2007. It is the result of a collaborative effort between the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Its purpose is to provide recognition to qualified Imaging Information Professionals (IIPs) in the successful implementation and management of Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS). ABII began administering the IIP exam in 2007.

ABII Mission

ABII is an independent, nonprofit credentialing organization that:

  • (a) defines the effective application of imaging informatics; and
  • (b) recognizes individuals possessing and applying the necessary body of knowledge. –

ABII Core Purpose

To enhance patient care by promoting competence in imaging informatics. –

ABII Values

ABII demonstrates integrity through its commitment to honesty in all its dealings and by promoting quality patient care.

ABII believes in lifelong learning and is committed to promoting the maintenance of professional competence and knowledge of advancing imaging informatics. -

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News & Updates
Excellence in Imaging Informatics Award Nominations Are Open June 5 — July 14
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