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COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association 

20132164999 COACH is the voice of health informatics (HI) in Canada, promoting the adoption, practice and professionalism of HI. COACH represents a diverse community of accomplished, influential professionals who work passionately to make a difference in advancing healthcare through information technology. HI is the intersection of clinical, IM/IT and management practices. Members are dedicated to realizing their full potential as professionals and advancing HI through access to information, talent, credentials, recognition, programs and a broad range of services and specialized resources.

Canada Health Infoway

Infoway_Logo_-_Colour_Med_-JPG Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health across Canada. Through our investments, we help deliver better quality and access to care and more efficient delivery of health services for patients and clinicians. Infoway is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the federal government.Canada Health Infoway is an independent not-for-profit corporation created by Canada’s First Ministers in 2001, and funded by the Government of Canada.

CIHI – Canadian Institute for Health Information

2012121283236 Since 1994, CIHI has played a unique role in Canada’s health care system. Working with their partners, CIHI has

  • Helped improve the depth and breadth of Canada’s health data
  • Built and maintained 27 critical pan-Canadian databases that enable jurisdictions to compare data
  • Produced analyses on health and health care in Canada that are relevant, timely and actionable
  • Increased the understanding and use of data through education, reporting tools and strategies
  • Developed information standards that allow every jurisdiction to understand, compare and use the data effectively