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CHIA: The independent validation of your
digital health skills

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the challenging circumstance it imposes on everyone in healthcare, CHIA candidates can now apply for an extension to their study period. Click here to learn more and to apply.

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


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

Add value

to your personal career development and your health workplace

Lead by example

Be a change agent in the transformation of healthcare

“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 Exam and is responsible for ensuring and...

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Learn about clinical terminology and earn CPD points

Learn about clinical terminology and earn CPD points

The CHIA program together with SNOMED International have announced that three SNOMED CT courses are now endorsed for continuing professional development (CPD) points and count towards CHIA recertification. These courses are all provided online through...

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