Virtual CAHIMS Review Course

Virtual Series

Oct 9 11:00am - 18, 2018 1:00pm CDT
Virtual Event
Member Cost: $
Non-Member Cost: $

Join us for a four (4) part virtual CAHIMS Review Course series beginning on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.  Each two (2) hour class will cover a review of the CAHIMS competency areas using materials from the CAHIMS Review Guide and other supplementary materials.  Sessions will be led by a certified instructor who will bring industry specific experience to the conversation to enhance learning.  All sessions will occur from 11:00a – 1:00p CT and will occur on 10/9, 10/11, 10/16 and 10/18.  Sessions will be recorded should you not be able to attend a specific date/time.

Competency areas covered by this review course include;


  • Organizational Environment
  • Technology Environment

Healthcare Information and Systems Management

  • Analysis and Design
  • Selection, Implementation, Support and Maintenance
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Privacy and Security


  • Leadership Support
  • Management Support


Dr. Anthony Blash, PharmD, BCompSc, CPHIMS is Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Informatics and Analytics in the College of Pharmacy at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.

Anthony Blash received his Bachelors in Computer Science from Kean University in Union NJ, his Bachelors in Pharmacy from The Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy at Long Island University in Brooklyn NY and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions at Creighton University in Omaha NE.

Dr. Blash completed the Pharmacy Informatics residency at Creighton University’s School of Pharmacy and Health Professions in Omaha, NE and holds the distinction of being the first pharmacy graduate in the nation to complete a pharmacy informatics residency.  He is a former Assistant Professor of Informatics at Drake University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences in Des Moines, IA and is primarily responsible for teaching in the Healthcare Informatics concentration of the Pharm.D. curriculum at Belmont. As a result of Dr. Blash’s courses meeting HIMSS’s rigorous standards for quality health IT or healthcare education, The College of Pharmacy at Belmont University has been named as a HIMSS Approved Education Partner (AEP).  As a HIMSS AEP, Belmont University’s College of Pharmacy becomes the only pharmacy school in the nation authorized to offer HIMSS-approved review courses and training programs that prepare candidates for advanced knowledge in health IT or healthcare.  

Dr. Blash came to the Belmont University College of Pharmacy from corporate America, having most recently held the position of Pharmacist Informaticist at Adventist Health West Corporate Headquarters in Roseville CA, where he was responsible for healthcare informatics and clinical decision support initiatives at 19 hospitals and 130 physician and rural health clinics.


Learn more about the CAHIMS certification program


Event Contact Information

Mara Daiker
Director, Professional Development
CPHIMS; CAHIMS; healthcare certification