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Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems

Name: Understand the value of becoming a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems – Canada (CPHIMS-CA)

Identifier: Not Applicable

Issuing Organisation: Digital Health Canada

Country: Canada

Language: English

Organization website (opens in new window): https://digitalhealthcanada.com/

Link to standard (opens in new window): https://digitalhealthcanada.com/achieving-cphims-ca/

Availability: Free to Access

Type: Certification

Issue Year:

Forward Review Date: Not known

Fields: Assistive Technologies  Communication and Information  Digital Health  Engagement, Inclusion and Citizenship  Health and Wellbeing 

Intended Audiences: Older People, Third (Voluntary) Sector Bodies, Private Sector Bodies, Professional and Trade Bodies, and Governmental and Public Sector Bodies

Abstract:

Understand the value of becoming a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems – Canada (CPHIMS-CA)

CPHIMS-CA is provided through a partnership between Digital Health Canada and HIMSS, which issue the credential and certificate jointly to successful candidates. The Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems–Canada (CPHIMS-CA) credential validates professional competency to respected international and Canadian criteria. CPHIMS-CA signifies that a health informatics (HI) professional has the skills, knowledge and abilities to perform safely and effectively in a broad range of practice settings.

Organizations with CPHIMS-CA certified professionals find it helps:

  • Deliver healthcare innovation projects with greater impact/lower costs
  • Contribute to patient safety and healthcare delivery accountability
  • Demonstrate professional competency in globally respected HI criteria
  • Raise the profile of HI as a profession

Recruit and retain top-quality HI staff

Relevance to Active and Healthy Ageing: Medium

Older Person Specific: No

Usage / Adoption status: Not known

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