Membership options for everyone

Digital Health Canada membership is ideal for anyone with an interest in health informatics, health information management, digital health, m-health, e-health, or related healthcare issues and practices. Find the membership type that fits your needs. Download a PDF copy of the Membership brochure here.

Group Membership

Digital Health Canada Corporate Membership is a smart investment for leading-edge public and private sector organizations operating in the digital health ecosystem. Corporate Membership enables staff and executive to stay at the forefront of the latest trends, developments, challenges and opinions in HI, and to connect with peers at other leading-edge organizations to discuss emerging issues and shared challenges. Regular events enable members to share best practices, make new connections and gain insight from industry thought leaders. Download a PDF copy of the Membership brochure here.

Corporate Membership levels

Corporate Membership Level # of employees who will benefit
Corporate Unlimited Unlimited
Corporate Membership (Level I) 100
Corporate Membership (Level II) 50
Coporate Membership (Level III) 29
Corporate Membership (Level IV) 9

Contact Digital Health Canada to discuss which membership level is right for your organization.

Benefits for member organizations:

Member benefits for your employees:

    • Found or contribute to a Community of Action
    • Attend or present a Webinar Wednesday
    • Access the searchable member directory
    • Apply to become a Digital Health Canada Faculty Member
    • Receive regular updates on events and job postings
    • Enjoy discounts on local, regional, and national event registration; Online and In-Person Education fees; and CPHIMS-CA exam fees

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Individual Membership

Individual Membership is open to all individuals with an interest in health informatics, health information management, or related healthcare issues and practices. Digital Health Canada Membership enables access to continuous learning, career development and career planning resources, and opportunities for growth and collaboration. Download a PDF copy of the Membership brochure hereMembership dues are $225 for the membership year ending March 31, 2020

Only Digital Health Canada members may:

  • Attend, moderate, or present a Webinar Wednesday
  • Access the searchable member directory
  • Receive regular updates on events and job postings through the Pulse e-newsletter
  • Enjoy discounted registration on all Digital Health Canada events, education, and exams
  • Volunteer at events
  • Compete for the Women Leaders in Digital Health Award or a Canadian Health Informatics Award
  • Share your work in our Resource Library
  • Contribute to a published work as a member of a Digital Health Canada Community of Action
  • Enjoy discounts on local, regional, and national event registration; Online and In-Person Education fees; and CPHIMS-CA exam fees
  • Apply to become a Digital Health Canada Faculty Member

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Startup Membership

Make valuable connections across the Canadian digital health ecosystem with a Digital Health Canada Startup Membership — an excellent investment for startup organizations* working to make a difference in the healthcare information or digital health landscape. Includes Individual Membership for two, Group Membership benefits for your organization, plus additional benefits for startups. Download a PDF copy of the Startup Membership brochure here.

Individual Member benefits

Group Member benefits for your organization

Startup Member benefits

  • Coverage in the next ‘StartUp Spotlight’ in Healthcare Information Management and Communications Canada, the official journal of both Digital Health Canada and the e-Health Conference and Tradeshow.
  • Participation at an upcoming Digital Health Canada event, including complimentary display space, free passes for two, and opportunities for face-to-face time with industry leaders attending from across the spectrum of public and private Canadian digital health organizations.
  • Guaranteed Webinar Wednesday presentation opportunity Contact Digital Health Canada to request available dates.

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*Startups are defined as organizations with annual revenue of less than C$1M, with 10 or fewer full-time employees. Qualifying organizations can enjoy Startup status for two years before moving on to Group Membership.

Academic Institutional Membership

Schools with a faculty of healthcare, health informatics, digital health, information management, or information technology can become Digital Health Canada Academic Institutional Members (AIM).Membership allows for an unlimited number of members with a  3:1 student, faculty ratio. AIM includes Digital Health Canada membership benefits for full time faculty and full time students for only $1000 per year.  Membership year starts September 1 and ends August 31. Download a PDF copy of the Membership brochure here.

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Institutional benefits:

  • Promote your school brand with a linked school logo on our website
  • Promote your co-op program and students with a permanent posting on our co-op opportunities page
  • Receive discounts on job posting fees

Individual (student and faculty) member benefits:

Student Membership

Students studying healthcare, health informatics, digital health, IM or IT full-time at an accredited education institute can become Digital Health Canada members. There are many benefits: only student members may apply for the Steven Huesing scholarship, and selected students will have the opportunity to network with digital health professionals by volunteering in a Community of Action or at the annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow and other industry events. Student Membership is $35 for the membership year ending March 31, 2020. Download a PDF copy of the Membership brochure here.

Benefits

  • Only members may apply for the Steven Huesing Scholarship
  • Volunteer opportunities at the annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow and other events
  • Discounts on registration fees for regional events and for the annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow
  • Free publications like white papers, reports, and Digital Health Canada Healthcare Information Management & Communications Canada (HIM&CC) Journal
  • Discounts on education, supporting materials and CPHIMS-CA Exam fees
  • Regular notice of career opportunities through Pulse, our members-only e-newsletter

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Please have the following information ready:

  • Full-time Student ID Number
  • Educational institution name
  • Expected year of graduation
  • Photocopy of your student card (back and front)
CHIEF Executive Forum Membership

Canada’s Health Informatics Executive Forum (CHIEF) is an interactive, trusted environment for senior professionals and leaders in digital health and healthcare. Learn more about CHIEF Membership here, or contact chief@digitalhealthcanada.com.

Frequently asked questions about membership

How do I join?
  • Start by creating an account here. Or mail membership@digitalhealthcanada.com if you aren’t sure what to do first.
    Please note GST is applicable on all membership dues. If you reside in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Newfoundland, Ontario you must also add HST. If you are GST-exempt, please submit a letter of exemption and your GST number. GST# 10686-6908RT.
Who can be a member?
  • Anyone with an interest in health informatics, health information management, or related healthcare issues and practices. Our members are: CIOs; Clinicians; Consultants; Consumers; Educators; Researchers; Healthcare Associations; Healthcare Executives; Healthcare Organizations; Information Management Professionals; Information Systems Professionals; IT Vendors; Nurses; Physicians; Privacy Professionals; Security Professionals; Software Experts; Students; Telehealth Professionals.
What type of membership is best?
  • Group Membership is best for public and private sector organizations operating in the digital health ecosystem
  • Start Up Membership is for a newly emerged business venture that aims to develop a viable business model to meet a marketplace need or problem.
  • Academic Institutional Membership (AIM) for schools with a faculty of healthcare, health informatics, digital health, IM or IT
  • Individual Membership for anyone working to advance healthcare through information technology
  • Student Membership for individual students studying full-time at an accredited academic institution
What are the benefits for corporations?
  • Organizations that invest in a Digital Health Canada membership are making a wise investment in the professional development of their IT/HI staff, and in all employees who interact with digital health in any way. Benefits include deep savings on registration fees for events like e-Health, Canada’s largest digital health conference; access to free publications like white papers, reports, and Digital Health Canada Healthcare Information Management & Communications Canada (HIM&CC) Journal; discounts on Guidelines for the Protection of Personal Health Information and eSafety Guidelines; free access to a searchable member directory; free access to weekly members-only webinars; discounts on courses, supporting materials and CPHIMS-CA Exam fees; job posting in the Digital Health Canada Position Posting service; your company logo displayed on the Digital Health Canada website.
What are the benefits for Start Ups?
  • Digital Health Canada membership offers start-ups an entree into the digital health eco-system. Start Ups can tap into numerous opportunities for networking and growth. Benefits include deep savings on registration fees for events like e-Health, Canada’s largest digital health conference; access to free publications like white papers, reports, and Digital Health Canada Healthcare Information Management & Communications Canada (HIM&CC) Journal; discounts on Guidelines for the Protection of Personal Health Information and eSafety Guidelines; free access to a searchable member directory; free access to weekly members-only webinars; discounts on courses, supporting materials and CPHIMS-CA Exam fees; job posting in the Digital Health Canada Position Posting service; your company logo displayed on the Digital Health Canada website.
What are the benefits for students and schools?
  • AIM schools can offer their students both scholarship and career development opportunites. For example: only AIM students may apply for the Steven Huesing scholarship. In addition, selected students will have the opportunity to volunteer at the annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow, Canada’s largest digital health conference, where students can meet professionals active in their field of study, attend industry events and education sessions, and network at conference social events.
  • Plus: discounts on registration fees for industry eventslike e-Health, Canada’s largest digital health conference; access to free publications like white papers, reports, and Digital Health Canada Healthcare Information Management & Communications Canada (HIM&CC) Journal; discounts on Guidelines for the Protection of Personal Health Information and eSafety Guidelines; discounts on courses, supporting materials and CPHIMS-CA Exam fees; and job postings here.
What are the benefits for individuals?
  • Besides extensive networking and career development opportunities, benefits for Individuals include discounts on event registration fees (HIMSS, e-Health, HealthAchieve, UpOnDigital, ANHIX, networking events); free publications for members (like white papers and thought-leadership reports); discounts on Guidelines for the Protection of Personal Health Information and eSafety Guidelines; free access to a searchable member directory; free access to weekly members-only webinars; discounts on courses, supporting materials and CPHIMS-CA Exam fees; notification of new job postings; and opportunities to join working committees.
How long does my membership last?
  • The Digital Health Canada Membership year starts April 1 and ends March 31. Academic Institutional Membership year starts September 1 and ends August 31.
How do I renew my membership?
  • Login to your Digital Health Canada account using your existing login information here.