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 the membership team at membership@digitalhealthcanada.com to discuss which membership level is right for your organization.

Corporate Membership Benefits:

Exclusive member benefits for employees included in the membership roster:

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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 fees are $225 for the membership year ending March 31, 2021.

Only Digital Health Canada members may:

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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.

Benefits for individuals

Group Member benefits for your organization

Unique Startup Member benefits

  • 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.

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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 (AIM)

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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AIM benefits:

  • Promote your school brand with a linked school logo on our website
  • Present research as part of a Research and Innovation Series
  • Featured spotlight in Pulse, Digital Health Canada’s weekly e-newsletter to members
  • Promote your co-op program and students with a permanent posting on our co-op opportunities page
  • Unlimited free on job postings on our Careers page

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 per membership year. Download a PDF copy of the Membership brochure here.

Student Membership Benefits

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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 the membership team at membership@digitalhealthcanada.com.

Frequently asked questions about membership

How do I join?
  • Start by creating an account here or contact membership@digitalhealthcanada.com if you aren’t sure what to do first.
    Please note applicable taxes will be added to your membership payment. 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 or Corporate 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: linked corporate logo on Our Membership Community; featured spotlight in Pulse, Digital Health Canada’s weekly e-newsletter to members; option to educate teams onsite with Custom Education; option to host Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems – Canada (CPHIMS-CA) exam sittings onsite; unlimited free on job postings on our Careers page; Sponsorship opportunities; discounts on local, regional, national and virtual event registration.
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: linked corporate logo on Our Membership Community; featured spotlight in Pulse, Digital Health Canada’s weekly e-newsletter to members; option to educate teams onsite with Custom Education; option to host Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems – Canada (CPHIMS-CA) exam sittings onsite; unlimited free on job postings on our Careers page; Sponsorship opportunities; discounts on local, regional, national and virtual event registration.
What are the benefits for students and schools?
  • AIM schools can offer their students both scholarship and career development opportunities. Other benefits include: promote your school brand with a linked school logo on our website; present research as part of a Research and Innovation Series; featured spotlight in Pulse, Digital Health Canada’s weekly e-newsletter to members; promote your co-op program and students with a permanent posting on our co-op opportunities page; enjoy unlimited free on job postings on our Careers page.
  • Only representatives from member schools may present research as part of a Research and Innovation Series; receive regular updates through Pulse, Digital Health Canada’s weekly e-newsletter to members; enjoy discounts on local, regional, national and virtual event registration; enjoy discounted access to Learn, Digital Health Canada’s Learning Management System; enjoy discounted CPHIMS-CA exam fees; compete for the Women Leaders in Digital Health Award or a Canadian Health Informatics Award; share work in our Resource Library; apply to become a Digital Health Canada Faculty Member; access the searchable member directory; volunteer at e-Health Conference and Tradeshow or as a Digital Health Canada Faculty Member
What are the benefits for individuals?

Only Digital Health Canada members may access a library of past Webinar Wednesday content, white papers, and more; receive regular updates through Pulse, Digital Health Canada’s weekly e-newsletter to members; enjoy discounts on local, regional, national and virtual event registration; enjoy discounted access to Learn, Digital Health Canada’s Learning Management System; enjoy discounted CPHIMS-CA exam fees; 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; apply to become a Digital Health Canada Faculty Member; access the searchable member directory.

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?