Working with partners opens up networking opportunities for our members and strengthens Canada’s digital health innovation ecosystem.

Canada Health Infoway

Canada Health Infoway and the Canadian Institute for Health Information are co-hosts with Digital Health Canada at the annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow, Canada’s only national digital health event.

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Canada Health Infoway and the Canadian Institute for Health Information are co-hosts with Digital Health Canada at the annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow, Canada’s only national digital health event.

Hacking Health

Encompassing two of Canada’s foremost health innovation communities — Digital Health Canada connects digital health professionals as they work to advance healthcare through technology and Hacking Health brings together innovators and healthcare experts to build front-line healthcare solutions — this partnership enables cross-sector stakeholders to form new connections and strengthen existing relationships as they work to create the future of health in Canada. Read more here.

HIMSS

The Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems – Canada (CPHIMS-CA) credential is offered by Digital Health Canada in partnership with HIMSS. The credential and certificate are issued jointly to successful candidates. Learn more about CPHIMS-CA here.

International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA)

Digital Health Canada is a Charter IMIA member and has represented Canada since 1980. The world body for health and biomedical informatics, IMIA provides leadership and expertise to the multidisciplinary, health-focused community and policy makers to enable the transformation of healthcare in accord with the worldwide vision of improving the health of the world population. Digital Health Canada supports the goals and objectives of IMIA and works within the international community to further the development of HI and represent the best interests of our members. Read a blog post about the role of Digital Health Canada IMIA Rep here.

International Standards Development

Digital Health Canada is an active participant in the development and implementation of international standards for health information as the key to electronic health record (EHR) initiatives in Canada and worldwide. Digital Health Canada also contributes to international standards development through member involvement with the ISO Technical Committee on Health Informatics (TC 215), HL7 and International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO) and is officially represented on the Canada Health Infoway Standards Collaborative committees.

The Centre for Education and Training (TCET)

Digital Health Canada and the Centre for Education and Training (TCET) together deliver a custom education program that provides education and resources for new Canadians with healthcare, information management, or information technology experience. Read more about the Futures in Digital Health Program here.

 

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