CHLA-ABSC By-laws (May, 2014): Amendments to the 2013 By-Laws were confirmed at AGM June 19, 2014.
CHLA-ABSC Certificate of Amendment (March 10, 2023): The Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (S.C. 2009, c. 23) is the default set of rules for all organizations and applies to many situations within CHLA/ABSC By-laws.
CHLA/ABSC is committed to advancing education and providing and developing resources which promote excellence in health and healthcare and support continuous learning. In doing so, members call upon their own expertise and judgement to provide the best information available to their clients. Members exercise the highest level of professional commitment and uphold the
following code of ethics in their pursuit of excellence.
The health information professional understands that high-quality information is essential to informed decision-making in health care, education, and research. Health information professionals serve society, clients, and the institution by working to ensure that informed decisions can be made.
The health information professional promotes access to reliable, evidence-based health information for all and creates and maintains conditions of freedom of inquiry, thought, and expression that facilitate informed health care decisions.
The health information professional provides leadership and expertise in the design, development and ethical management of knowledge-based information systems that meet the information needs and obligations of the institution.
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