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May - July 2016 - CCHI conducts its 2nd national Job Task Analysis study of the healthcare interpreter profession

02.11-12.16 -  a panel of 15 volunteer subject matter experts meets in Morrisville, NC, to start preparing for the 2nd national Job Task Analysis (JTA).

10.05.15 -  New Commissioners are elected as the founding Commissioners complete their second term.

August 2015 -  CCHI has reached the benchmark of 2,000 certified interpreters nation-wide. See the national Interpreter Registry for the current number.

03.07.15 -  CCHI's Certified Interpreter Oath is administered for the first time at CHIA's conference.

01.15.15 -  First recipients of CCHI certifications renew their certification for the first time.

07.15.14 - CCHI celebrates its 5th Anniversary

06.12.14 - CCHI receives NCCA Accreditation for its CoreCHI™ certification

CoreCHI™ certification is the only certification available for healthcare interpreters of any language.

09.01.13 - CCHI Launches the Continuing Education Accreditation Program (CEAP)

CCHI's CEAP program assesses, analyzes, and accredits continuing education programs for healthcare interpreters.

08.31.13 - CCHI Awards 1,000th Credential
CCHI congratulates 1,000 healthcare interpreters who have earned the nation’s highest credential available to healthcare interpreters and professional recognition of their qualification.

12.21.2012 - Improving Opportunities for Healthcare Interpreters with OMH Support


07.9.2012 - CCHI develops CHI™ exam in Arabic and Mandarin thanks to a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Expand CHI™ Certifications


06.29.2012 - CCHI receives NCCA Accreditation for its CHI™-Spanish Certification
CCHI is the first and only organization certifying healthcare interpreters to receive NCCA accreditation

October-November 2010 - CCHI administers its first CoreCHI™ and CHI™-Spanish certification exams

December 2009- April 2010 - CCHI conducts its 1st national Job Task Analysis study of the healthcare interpreter profession