Saskatchewan Health Information Management Association

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2015 Active Membership

2015 Active Membership
The Saskatchewan Health Information Management Association (SHIMA) is a Professional Organization comprised of Health Information Management (HIM) professionals in the province of Saskatchewan. The SHIMA is an affiliate of the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA), national association for the HIM Profession. The role of the CHIMA is to provide professional development and ongoing support for the HIM Professionals. The CHIMA is the registering body for the profession and sets the national educational standards for HIM programs. 

SHIMA Objective 
The objective of the SHIMA is to promote the role of HIM professionals and to enhance the quality of Health Information Services. The objectives of the SHIMA are to:
1.Represent the profession on issues affecting the quality of health information management services. 
2.Provide and promote opportunity for professional development of the membership. 
3.Promote high standards of education for the profession. 
4.Interpret the HIM service and increase awareness of the profession to the public. 
5.Liaise with governments on legislative matters, which impact upon HIM services. 

SHIMA Statement of Purpose 
The SHIMA is comprised of HIM professionals whose objective is to promote the roles of HIM professionals and to contribute to the wellness and the provision of quality healthcare through excellence in health information.