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?
What are the benefits for groups or 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 sponsor, moderate or present a Webinar Wednesday; 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 startups?

Digital Health Canada membership offers start-ups an entree into the digital health eco-system. StartUps 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?

Login to your Digital Health Canada account using your existing login information here, or contact membership@digitalhealthcanada.com.