The American Board of Wound Management (ABWM) Deploys Certemy as Their Online Software Platform for Professional Certification Management

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ABWM is now using Certemy to process initial certifications and recertifications for over 4,000 healthcare professionals nationwide.

LOS ANGELES, CA—May 7, 2021—Certemy, a leading provider of certification management software for professional certification boards, is pleased to announce that the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM) has partnered with Certemy to process initial certifications and recertifications for over 4,000 healthcare professionals. The ABWM Board expects the partnership to streamline the application and recertification process, making applying for and maintaining ABWM certification easier than ever before.

“We wanted to upgrade an outdated system that no longer met our requirements,” said Christopher Murphy, Executive Director of ABWM. “Certemy’s modern, cloud-based certification and recertification software system has helped us significantly reduce processing times and provides the flexibility we needed to change program requirements in minutes without IT help or change orders. Certemy has helped us become an innovator and sets us up well for the future.”

Why Did ABWM Choose Certemy?

ABWM wanted to replace its mail-in application process with a modern, independent, web-based system that was easy to navigate for both candidates and staff. ABWM also wanted a platform that would proactively guide candidates through their certification or recertification requirements, with automated reminders to keep everyone on track. Certemy met all these requirements and more. Specifically, Certemy provides the following features and benefits:

  • A modern, mobile-friendly user interface that was simple to use and easy on the eye.

  • A standard system to track every new application, so both parties are always on the same page.

  • ABWM candidates can complete and sign applications electronically, with instant updates to the certification database.

  • ABWM staff can instantly request additional or corrected information via email alerts as they review candidate submissions.

  • ABWM Associates and Diplomates can make annual renewal payments quickly and easily online. They can also upload their CE certificates of completion at any time and in any sequence.

  • Certemy provides dashboards and reports that help ABWM track applications at a glance and lets them proactively identify and resolve issues as they arise.

  • ABWM staff can now work remotely with much greater efficiency if circumstances require.

About the American Board of Wound Management

The American Board of Wound Management (ABWM), is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization, established in 1995 for the purpose of credentialing multi-disciplinary professionals in the field of wound management. ABWM offers three certifications in wound care: Certified Wound Care Associate® (CWCA®), Certified Wound Specialist® (CWS®), Certified Wound Specialist Physician® (CWSP®). ABWM’s Board of Directors is a multidisciplinary panel of experts in the field of wound care consisting of practitioners, academics, and researchers. The American Board of Wound Management is a full voting member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) and is nationally accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Learn more about ABWM at

About Certemy

Certemy is a leading provider of affordable, easy-to-use certification management software for professional certification boards. Our platform streamlines and automates certification workflows to help certification boards become more efficient, transparent, and agile while reducing IT costs and administrative burdens.

Certemy delivers the lowest cost of ownership for any comparable solution with predictable Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) pricing with no implementation, training, or change fees. We also provide the only certification management solution that allows board staff to change application and renewal processes themselves without IT help or programming. Our platform scales to support boards of every size — from those managing a few hundred professionals to those managing over 100,000.

An active member of the credentialing community, Certemy is a proud member of The Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR), the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), and the Association of Test Publishers (ATP). Learn more about Certemy at