Digital Health Canada welcomes Red Hat to the Continuing Education Provider Accreditation Program

July 6, 2021- TORONTO – Digital Health Canada today announced the availability of Red Hat enterprise open source software training modules for Digital Health Canada members interested in accumulating Continuing Education (CE) units or hours to be used towards Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems – Canada (CPHIMS-CA) certification renewal.

As a Digital Health Canada Continuing Education Provider, Red Hat education offerings have met meticulous standards for curriculum quality and value. Digital Health Canada is pleased to be able to offer members these valuable training modules in partnership with Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions.

“Organizations like Red Hat understand that digital health professionals need continuing education to stay at the top of their field and grow the profession,” said Mark Casselman, CEO, Digital Health Canada. “This new offering will benefit members looking for both CPHIMS-CA certification renewal and continuous professional growth and development opportunities. It also provides fresh learning resources for the growing number of professionals working to transform health service delivery coming from industries such as financial services, technology, and retail health.”

Adds Sara Jost, Chief Healthcare Strategist, Red Hat Canada: “The pandemic has elevated the importance of digital healthcare and leaders want to expand their knowledge of the technology options that can amplify innovation. Red Hat has an open development model and works with a global community of open source contributors to create enterprise, vendor agnostic solutions. Our training is designed to introduce technologies that offer a flexible and customized approach to interoperability, artificial intelligence machine learning, application development, automation and security.”

Please see an example of Red Hat’s work with the World Health Organization (WHO) highlighting how we are helping educate health workers.

Red Hat offers flexible training options (live classroom, self-paced online training, or an unlimited annual subscription), real-world content, and validation of skills through hands-on certification exams, allowing learners to maximize their skills and enabling organizations to get the most out of their technology investments, including the latest product releases. Red Hat certified instructors average more than 20 years in IT and 11 years using Red Hat products and courses and exams are available in over 200 countries with translations in up to 9 languages.

Eligible modules include: Ansible Essentials: Simplicity in Automation Technical Overview, Containers, Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift Technical Overview, Developing Cloud-Native Applications with Microservices Architectures, Red Hat Agile Integration Technical Overview, Red Hat Ansible Automation for SAP, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Technical Overview, Red Hat OpenStack Technical Overview, Red Hat Satellite Technical Overview, Virtualization and Infrastructure Migration Technical Overview.

Learn more about Red Hat and other Digital Health Canada Continuing Education Providers here.

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