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National certification update: September 2020

The Canadian College of Health Information Management provides monthly updates on the status of its four certifications. This could include important deadlines, process changes, information about resources, highlighting successes, and more. Here are the updates as of September 29, 2020:

Strategic partnership between the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the Canadian College of Health Information Management and the Canadian Health Information Management Association

The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), the Canadian College of Health Information Management (the College), and the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership effective September 2020. This proud partnership recognizes the increasing importance of Canada’s health…

A new identity for the Canadian College of Health Information Management

London, ONTARIO, September 24, 2020 — The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) is excited to release its new brand identity today—one that represents integrity and trust. As a national, not-for-profit corporation that sets the accreditation standards for educational institutions and certification standards…

Introducing the 2020–2021 Board of Directors for the Canadian College of Health Information Management and CHIMA

The Canadian College of Health Information Management and CHIMA, Canada’s health information management association, held its joint annual general meeting virtually on June 11, 2020 with its members from across Canada electing 12 board members to its national board of directors. We are continuously…

A new international collaboration–KAHIME joins as a College partner

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) is excited to announce a new partnership with the Korean Accreditation Board for Health and Medical Information Management Education (KAHIME).  KAHIME was founded in 2018 to perform research, further the development and evaluation/accreditation of health and…

CCCS national certification application has reopened

The CCCS national certification application has reopened in the new online platform. When filling out this application, candidates may select the CCCS national certification examination (NCE) sitting of their choice; June and November 2020 are available sittings at this time. In order to access…

CHIM national certification application has reopened

Effective May 5, 2020, the CHIM national certification application has re-opened in the new online platform. When filling out this application, candidates may select the CHIM national certification examination (NCE) sitting of their choice; July and October 2020 are available sittings at this time.…

University of Victoria’s terminology standards program application deadline

The Health Terminology Standards Graduate Certificate Program, accredited by the Canadian College of Health Information Management, is accepting applications for its fall 2020 cohort. The application deadline is May 1, 2020 for September 1, 2020 entry. For more information, please click here or contact Dr. Francis Lau…

Recognizing the 2019 CHIM national certification examination honours recipients

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) administers the Certified Health Information Management (CHIM) national certification examination (NCE) numerous times per year. In 2019, we had 274 candidates write with an 80.6% pass rate.

2019 CHIM national certification examination

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) administers the Certified Health Information Management (CHIM) national certification examination (NCE) numerous times per year. In 2019, we had 261 candidates write with an 84.7% pass rate. Each year, the College recognizes those who have passed the…