This past week the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) announced that it will be ending its service to the health IT community. The CCHIT organization spearheaded the creation of testing and certifications for health IT professionals. The organization decided to close down their operations due to the unforeseeable timing of new legislation and requirements in the future. For further explanation, read here. CCHIT announced that all of their staff are involved in the transition and work will be done on November 14, 2014. The HIMSS Foundation will be receiving all of the remaining assets of the CCHIT.