Canadians with a Hearing Disability

May 8, 2019

Over 1.3 million or 5% of Canadians aged 15 years and over have a hearing disability.
35 percent of Canadians with a hearing disability also have a seeing disability.
319,000 Canadians with a hearing disability do not use a hearing aid or cochlear implant but need them. Of these, 66% say it is because of cost.

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The Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA)

The Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) represents approximately 5,000 Health Information Management (HIM®) professionals across Canada and is the certifying body and national association that represents leadership and excellence in health information management. CHIMA supports continuing education and professional practice of HIM professionals, develops strategic partnerships to advance the development and integration of electronic HIM, and advocates for and strengthens the HIM role in health care settings across the continuum of care.

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