IHE Certified Professional – Foundations


The intended audience is a person with a health IT background with a requirement or an intention to use products based on IHE profiles, either someone (contracted) to work for a healthcare provider organization, or someone employed by a software development company or people who working as consultants in systems integration. The certification is designed to reach a broad target group.

The certificate will be valid for a period of 5 years. After that certificate-holders can extend the period by re-certifying.


There are no specific entry requirements to be eligible for this certification.

The exam covers the following issues:

  1. Orientation on the IHE organization
  2. IHE Methodology
  3. Locating and navigating through IHE resources
  4. IHE Example profiles, base standards, general healthcare IT knowledge
  5. Accelerate Health Information Exchange deployment

online exam price
307.5 gross
60 min.*
Pass mark grade:
*60 min. for natives, 75 min. for non-natives.


  • After passing the exam, all participants will be able to apply the IHE methodology (ISO/TR 28380) for developing interoperability specifications for an existing healthcare environment
  • This certificate is globally valid
  • You will have the skills to identify and use the appropriate existing IHE profiles when faced with a healthcare interoperability project will be learned


To take exam you will need:

Desktop or laptop with a webcam and microphone

It is allowed to use Windows 7 and higher, Mac OS X and higher, ChromeOS and most Linux distributions (64-bit Ubuntu 14.04+, Debian 8+, openSUSE 13.3+, or Fedora Linux 24+).

Google Chrome browser

The Google Chrome extension is required to share your screen. Please remember that it is not compatible with mobile devices. Please make sure that you have the administrator rights in order to add the extension to your browser.

Tablet or smartphone with a camera

You might be required to use the camera of your smartphone or tablet. You will need to download an app (34MB) which is compatible with any Android 4.1 or higher and iOS (Apple) 8.0 or higher.

Stable internet connection

In order to run the exam without any problems, you need to have a steady internet connection (Wi-Fi will be required for mobile streaming) with a minimum upload speed of 1MB/sec.

Photo ID

You will need to identify yourself before starting the exam. You can use your ID card, driver’s license, student card or passport.

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