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CHIA: The independent validation of your
digital health skills

Be acknowledged for your health informatics achievements

CHIA is a unique credentialing program for health informatics. The CHIA credential demonstrates that candidates meet the health informatics core competencies to perform effectively as a health informatics professional in a broad range of practice settings.

The certification was designed to address the lack of formal recognition for health informatics skills in the Australian health workforce. 

Benchmark your skills

and competencies in today’s rapidly evolving digital health workplace

Add value

to your personal career development and your health workplace


at a time that suit you! Review the study guide and take the online exam

Lead by example

Be a change agent in the transformation of healthcare

About the CHIA certification

“Being a CHIA has given me the confidence to know that through my experience and training I can bring about positive change. The thoughtful use of data and underpinning technologies can improve health outcomes for Australians – including those I know and love.”

Successful CHIAs

“Being a CHIA has given me the confidence and pride to follow my passion to embrace and progress the informatics and digital health agenda in my professional career, knowing that I have a solid foundational knowledge in this space; and a network of likeminded CHIA professionals in the informatics industry for support and to constantly learn from.””


CHIA – Call for committee nominations

CHIA – Call for committee nominations

Qualified CHIAs are being asked to invest in the future of the health informatics profession by nominating for a position on the CHIA Examination Committee. The Committee manages and develops the content of the CHIA Examination and is responsible for...

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Meet a CHIA – Kristy Jackman

Meet a CHIA – Kristy Jackman

What does it mean to be a CHIA? “I utilise the knowledge that I have gained from the CHIA certification daily to focus on creating a digitally literate workforce and digital talent pool through professional development and education. As a clinical...

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