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July 15, 2017 - CCHI awards its inaugural "Discover Healthcare Interpreting CoreCHI" Scholarship to five recipients.

July 2017 - CCHI holds nominations for two volunteer Board positions for the term from August 15, 2017 to August 14, 2020. Nominations must be submitted on the provided Nomination Form by July 21, 2017. For details, click here.

June 2017 - CCHI receives re-accreditation of the CHI™-Spanish certification from NCCA.

May - July 2016 - CCHI conducts its 2nd national Job Task Analysis study of the healthcare interpreter profession

02.11-12.16 -  a panel of 15 volunteer subject matter experts meets in Morrisville, NC, to start preparing for the 2nd national Job Task Analysis (JTA).

10.05.15 -  New Commissioners are elected as the founding Commissioners complete their second term.

August 2015 -  CCHI has reached the benchmark of 2,000 certified interpreters nation-wide. See the national Interpreter Registry for the current number.

03.07.15 -  CCHI's Certified Interpreter Oath is administered for the first time at CHIA's conference.

01.15.15 -  First recipients of CCHI certifications renew their certification for the first time.

07.15.14 - CCHI celebrates its 5th Anniversary

06.29.14 - CCHI receives NCCA Accreditation for its CoreCHI™ certification

CoreCHI™ certification is the only certification available for healthcare interpreters of any language.

09.01.13 - CCHI Launches the Continuing Education Accreditation Program (CEAP)

CCHI's CEAP program assesses, analyzes, and accredits continuing education programs for healthcare interpreters.

08.31.13 - CCHI Awards 1,000th Credential
CCHI congratulates 1,000 healthcare interpreters who have earned the nation’s highest credential available to healthcare interpreters and professional recognition of their qualification.

12.21.2012 - Improving Opportunities for Healthcare Interpreters with OMH Support


07.9.2012 - CCHI develops CHI™ exam in Arabic and Mandarin thanks to a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Expand CHI™ Certifications


06.29.2012 - CCHI receives NCCA Accreditation for its CHI™-Spanish Certification
CCHI is the first and only organization certifying healthcare interpreters to receive NCCA accreditation

October-November 2010 - CCHI administers its first CoreCHI™ and CHI™-Spanish certification exams

December 2009- April 2010 - CCHI conducts its 1st national Job Task Analysis study of the healthcare interpreter profession