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Announcing the successful accreditation of Ashton College’s Health Information Management diploma program

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The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) would like to announce the successful accreditation of Ashton College’s Health Information Management diploma program.  

This program aims to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the health care sector by covering concepts in biomedicine, information technology, and security. It is offered in a live online format totalling 2,000 hours of study. Program start dates, times, and application information will be made available soon.

“Ashton College is excited about our new partnership with the Canadian College of Health Information Management. Its focus on professionalism and continuous quality improvement align directly with our vision for the program,” states Colin Fortes, president of Ashton College. “The accreditation is an exciting development for Ashton College, and we are confident that it will inspire and motivate future generations of students as they move forward in their careers, accessing better job opportunities and career prospects.”

Founded in 1998, Ashton College is a leader in the field of education. Ashton College is accredited by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

They deliver an innovative, personalized, and fully comprehensive learning experience to both domestic and international students by providing career-focused education.

Applications will soon be open for the Ashton College Health Information Management diploma program after it is approved by PTIB. Prospective students can learn all about the admission requirements and application process by visiting the Ashton College website or connecting with the program coordinator.

The Canadian College of Health Information Management sets the accreditation standards for educational institutions offering health information programs in Canada.

Accreditation demonstrates to the public that a program is aligned to industry standards, as identified through the College’s needs assessment and consultation with the industry. It is a voluntary, self-regulatory process to recognize those that meet or exceed the standards set for health information education. The purpose of accrediting programs is to ensure continuous quality improvement of the educational content to support the evolving health information profession. 

Graduates of this program will be eligible to write the Certified in Health Information Management (CHIM) national certification examination (NCE).