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Launch of the modernized CHIM NCE

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) is pleased to announce the launch of the modernized Certified in Health Information Management (CHIM) national certification examination (NCE). Since 2018, the College has been working through consultations and engagements to modernize the health information management…

CIHI and CCHIM: Strengthening standards and certification in support of data literacy in Canada

The strategic partnership announced in 2020 amongst the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), the Canadian College of Health Information Management (CCHIM, the College), and the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) is strengthened today in support of modernized standards and certification.       The…

CERP: Acknowledging our subscribers

The College is proud to acknowledge its recent College Educational Resources Program (CERP) subscribers as of December 2022. Subscribers Our partnership with organizations, institutions, and subject matter experts (SMEs) allows us to provide quality educational resources that advance the knowledge of the health information…

Call for nominations: Join CHIMA and the College’s board of directors

The Canadian College of Health Information Management and CHIMA, Canada’s health information management association Board of Directors have announced a call for nominations to join the board of directors. In line with good governance, new directors are periodically nominated to refresh the Organization’s governance…

2023 CHIM NCE sittings: Application and examination dates 

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) is pleased to announce the application and exam dates for the Certified in Health Information Management (CHIM) national certification examination (NCE) in 2023.  Certified professionals in health information are overseen by the College and adhere to a professional…

Announcing HICA: A new designation for health information professionals

The Canadian College of Health Information Management is pleased to announce the launch of a new professional designation—the Health Information-Certified Associate (HICA). From the moment health data is captured in Canada, the individual who supplied it is at the centre of a critical information…

Applications open: September 2022 CCDIS NCE

The Canadian College of Health Information Management is now accepting applications for the September 2022 Certified Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist (CCDIS) national certification examination (NCE). Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists impact the accuracy of medical documentation and coding in the health care system. The…

Now available: CIHI’s Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) research analytic files

The Canadian College of Health Information Management is pleased to announce a new addition to our College Educational Resources Program (CERP) from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). CIHI’s Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) data sets are now available to CERP subscribers who meet the additional licensing requirements (e.g., certain server settings).

CERP: Acknowledging our subscribers and contributors

Following the announcement of our College Educational Resources Program (CERP), the College is proud to acknowledge partners who have contributed and subscribed to the program as of January 2022.

2022 Annual General Meeting: Registration open

The Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) and the Canadian College of Health Information Management (together the Organization) are pleased to announce the upcoming annual general meeting (AGM) on June 21, 2022, from 1–2 p.m. ET.