COACH connects, inspires, and educates the digital health professionals creating the future of health in Canada.
Our members are a diverse community of accomplished, influential professionals working to make a difference in advancing healthcare through information technology.
COACH fosters network growth and connection; brings together ideas from multiple segments for incubation and advocacy; supports members through professional development at the individual and organizational level; and advocates for the Canadian digital health industry.
"CPHIMS-CA definitely helps open doors in the vendor community. It sends a clear message to clients that they are dealing with professionals who have demonstrated competency to respected national and international criteria in the Health Informatics field."
"The CPHIMS-CA online experience was a unique and valuable opportunity. The depth and breadth of the program provided a stepping stone for my career development and my goal to achieve professional recognition and credential in HI."
First Nations and Inuit Health, Atlantic Region Canada
“COACH gives Health Informatics professionals a community to support the launch of innovative ideas and technology. The conferences, forums and committees allow our members to tap into a diverse community of experts for knowledge sharing.
Alberta Health Services
“No matter what stage you are at in your career - whether you are someone just starting out, or a seasoned HI executive, there are so many opportunities within COACH for professional growth and development.”
MD+A Health Solutions
"Expansion – this word for me summarizes how COACH has impacted me, expanding my thinking, my horizons, my network opportunities, my growth."
"COACH has provided a forum for interaction with others who have shared values with myself, who want to make a difference in advancing health services in Canada and beyond."
"Being part of a professional association with well established, well regarded, influential professionals is important as we, as a professional community, promote and advance Health Information."