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Announcing the accreditation of Georgian College’s Office Administration – Health Services diploma program

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) would like to announce the successful accreditation of Georgian College’s Office Administration – Health Services diploma program. The Office Administration – Health Services diploma program at Georgian College is a four-semester program that introduces students to…

Advancing medical coding: Medical coders matter, and the College is committed to advancing this practice

Certified medical coders ensure that the personal health information of Canadians contributes to quality care. The accuracy of the coded data affects health care decisions, planning, funding, research, and more. The data is transformed into meaningful information to accelerate improvements in health care, system…

College launches new exam platform for national certification examinations

The College wishes to announce the launch of a new examination platform for its national certification examinations (NCEs). In 2020, we moved our examinations from a third-party examination hosting company to our learning management system. Our journey continued with efforts to find a solution…

College NCEs: Redesigning post-examination benefits

The College wishes to announce a change in benefits for new members who successfully attempt national certification examinations (NCEs). Beginning in April 2023, all candidates who successfully attempt College NCEs will enjoy a three-month discount on membership dues with the Organization. Members will receive…

May 2023 CHIM NCE sittings: Application and examination dates 

Due to demand, The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) is pleased to announce a May 2023 examination 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…

College launches new proctoring solution for national certification examinations

The College wishes to announce the launch of a new proctoring solution for its national certification examinations (NCEs). The new proctoring solution is an online, automated proctoring service that leverages artificial intelligence to automatically flag times during an examination. In 2018, the College moved…

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…