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January 2021 - American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians® selects Prometric® as Their New Content Development and Delivery Administrator

Partnership to Provide Greater Test Taker Access Globally

TAMPA, FL – January 2021 – Prometric has been chosen by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians® (ABQAURP) as its new test development and delivery partner for its Health Care Quality and Management (HCQM) Certification Exam. Under the three-year agreement, Prometric will work with ABQAURP to develop and deliver secure, high-quality exams to health care professionals through Prometric’s global test center network and remote assessment platform, ProProctor™. The partnership will develop innovative solutions that provide greater access to the HCQM exam. The HCQM Certification Exam window will open on June 1, 2021, and testing will run through September 30, 2021. 

Prometric’s Chief Client Officer Sean Burke had the following to say regarding the relationship: “Prometric is pleased to have been selected by ABQAURP to enhance its exam development and delivery capabilities. ABQAURP’s commitment to improving the overall quality of health care available to the public is a crucial initiative, and Prometric is proud to leverage our psychometric and test development expertise, as well as our multi-modal delivery solution to bolster the HCQM Exam and make it more accessible to global health care workers.” 

Prometric partners with leading corporate, academic, and professional certification and licensure organizations for the development and secure delivery of more than 7 million computer-based, paper-based, and online professional examinations annually in over 180 countries. Prometric will collaborate closely with ABQAURP from program implementation through delivery to ensure that its on-going investments and solution enhancements provide tangible benefits that address strategic customer needs.

“We are excited to work with Prometric to provide the exam globally, with the added convenience of remote testing with ProProctor,” said Dr. Nick Paslidis, ABQAURP Chairman of the Board. “Physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals throughout the world are now able to sit for ABQAURP’s HCQM Certification Examination. We encourage health care professionals worldwide to be recognized for their commitment to value-driven, quality care by earning the CHCQM® (Certified in Health Care Quality Management) credential.”

Established in 1977, ABQAURP is an international membership association comprised of interdisciplinary health care professionals. Through its ultimate goal to improve the quality of health care, ABQAURP is dedicated to providing health care education and certification for physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals. For more information, visit https://www.abqaurp.org or follow us https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2975546/.

About Prometric
As a global leader in test development, testing delivery, and candidate services, Prometric partners with the world's top credentialing and licensure organizations to design and deliver leading exam programs that help individuals advance their careers and serve their communities. Our integrated, end-to-end solutions provide exam development, management, and distribution that set the industry standard in quality, security, and service excellence. Prometric leverages our proprietary platform, advanced technologies, and vast operational experience to deliver an exceptional user experience on our world-class secure testing network. Today, we are paving the industry’s path forward with new solutions and innovation to ensure reliable access to secure assessments anytime, anywhere. For more information, visit www.prometric.com or follow us on Twitter at @PrometricGlobal and www.linkedin.com/company/prometric/.

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“We are excited to work with Prometric to provide the exam globally, with the added convenience of remote testing with ProProctor,” 
Dr. Nick Paslidis, ABQAURP Chairman of the Board