Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

Charmaine Shaw


Charmaine Shaw is a Certified Health Information Management Professional with over 30 years’ experience in the field. She has a Master’s degree in Health Information Management and is a certified Privacy Professional. She has served as Director of Health Information/Privacy for Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and at the former Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga. She has consulted in both Health Information Management and Privacy for more than 10 years.  Her work and consulting experiences include hospitals -acute care, teaching, community; Community Care Access Centres and the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres; the Department of National Defense; First Nations and Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada; some  Public Health Units and also in the private sector.  She recently completed a term as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) and represents CHIMA on the Health Informatics Standards Council of Ontario (OHISC).