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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.

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.

Rebranding: College Partnership Subscription is now College Educational Resources Program (CERP)

The Canadian College of Health Information Management is pleased to announce that our educational resources subscription program, previously known as the College Partnership Subscription, will now be known as the College Educational Resources Program (CERP). Through our partnership with organizations, institutions, and subject matter…

Applications open: June 2022 CCCS NCE

The Canadian College of Health Information Management is now accepting applications for the June 2022 Certified Classification and Coding Specialist (CCCS) national certification examination (NCE).

Announcing the successful accreditation of CanScribe Career College’s Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist program

The Canadian College of Health Information Management would like to announce the successful accreditation of CanScribe Career College’s Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist certificate program.

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

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…

Acknowledging a new partner: Algonquin College

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) would like to acknowledge Algonquin College (Algonquin) as an official College partner.  The College’s education partners deliver quality and innovative health information education. Algonquin has access to College-approved resources (e.g., from the Canadian Institute for Health…

Certification update: January 2022 CHIM NCE

The College is accepting applications for the January 2022 CHIM NCE. The deadline for applications is January 10, 2022. Approved candidates will receive an email from the examination host, the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA), 2–3 days following the application deadline to schedule an examination…