Welcome to CHIMA

The Canadian Health Information Management Association

The Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) represents approximately 5,000 Health Information Management (HIM®) professionals across Canada and is the certifying body and national association that represents leadership and excellence in health information management.

  • CHIMA Membership


    Join over 5,000 HIM colleagues across Canada. Lend your voice and support to the association. Help us grow the profession and continue providing the programs and services you expect from us.

  • CCHIM/Education


    The Canadian College of Health Information Management (CCHIM) is the registering and regulatory body for HIM practice in Canada.

  • CHIM Consulting Inc.


    CHIM Inc. is a private consulting corporation established in 2002 as the business division of the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA).


News & Announcements

  • June 9th, 2015

    2015 HealthAchieve HIM Track Session:
    Good Clinical Documentation = Good Data Quality

    Session Date: Monday November 2, 2015

    Session Location:
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building
    Room 201 BDF
    255 Front Street, West Toronto ON

    Are you aware of the magnitude of impact that clinical documentation in the health record has on your data and information quality? Research has shown that the quality of the clinical documentation directly impacts the quality of the clinical coded data submitted to CIHI by Health Information Management (HIM®) professionals. The data and information that is critical for health care and system... patients, providers, decision makers and funders. For more information click here

  • January 26th, 2015

    Chapter Model Update