Strategic Direction 

Click here to view the New! 2018-2021 CHIMA Strategic Plan


CHIMA Mission, Vision and Values

Four Domains of Practice

  • Electronic Health Information Management (e-HIM®)
  • Data Quality
  • Privacy
  • Health Information Management standards



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 supports continuing education and professional practice of HIM professionals, develops strategic partnerships to advance the development and integration of electronic HIM, and advocates for and strengthens the HIM role in health care settings across the continuum of care.

The Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) defines Health Information Management (HIM®) as the discipline that focuses on health care data and the management of health care information, regardless of the medium and format.

For more information regarding the history of CHIMA click here.

CHIMA Data Sheet

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