Understand the value of becoming a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems – Canada (CPHIMS-CA)

CPHIMS-CA is provided through a partnership between Digital Health Canada and HIMSS, which issue the credential and certificate jointly to successful candidates. The Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems–Canada (CPHIMS-CA) credential validates professional competency to respected international and Canadian criteria. CPHIMS-CA signifies that a health informatics (HI) professional has the skills, knowledge and abilities to perform safely and effectively in a broad range of practice settings.

Organizations with CPHIMS-CA certified professionals find it helps:

  • Deliver healthcare innovation projects with greater impact/lower costs
  • Contribute to patient safety and healthcare delivery accountability
  • Demonstrate professional competency in globally respected HI criteria
  • Raise the profile of HI as a profession
  • Recruit and retain top-quality HI staff

Digital Health Canada offers a clear path to achieving CPHIMS-CA

  1. Take the course
  2. Read the materials
  3. Qualify for the exams
  4. Write the exams
  5. Maintain your credential


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