– CHIME and Digital Health Canada launches an international chapter in Canada that will be operated by Canada’s Health Informatics Executive Forum (CHIEF).
– CHIEF brings together more than 150 CIOs and senior healthcare leaders from healthcare delivery, government, and private sector organizations across Canada.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and Digital Health Canada announced today that they have launched an international chapter in Canada at the CHIME Fall CIO Forum in Phoenix. Canada’s Health Informatics Executive Forum (CHIEF) will operate the chapter.
CHIEF brings together more than 150 CIOs and senior healthcare leaders from healthcare delivery, government, and private sector organizations across Canada. CHIEF leaders exchange best practices and share their expertise with government and system stakeholders in setting the agenda for the effective use of digital to improve health and healthcare in Canada.
CHIME is a membership-based organization serving more than 3,200 chief information officers and senior healthcare executives in 56 countries. CHIME offers online and in-person educational and networking opportunities as well as accreditation through a domestic and international CHIME Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) program.
CHIME now has 10 international chapters. This year, CHIME established chapters in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Switzerland and the UK after launching a chapter in India in 2017. In addition, CHIME has signed letters of intent for partnerships with organizations in Ireland and Israel.
“We look forward to expanding our digital network and giving members in CHIEF access to CHIME’s educational programs, certifications, networking and more,” said Mark Casselman, CEO of Digital Health Canada. “We are thrilled to be able to take our long-time friendship to the next level with this partnership.”