The AHIMA:19 Health Data and Information Conference, formerly known as the AHIMA Convention and Exhibit, is the premier networking and educational conference for health data. This year’s conference will be held from September 14–19 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.
AHIMA19 attendees will hear success stories from industry insiders who overcame serious obstacles. The information is delivered through roundtable discussions, interactive sessions, panels, and town halls. Established industry leaders will be on hand to discuss recent innovations, devise working strategies, and make lasting connections.
Here’s a quick list of info about AHIMA:19 Health Data and Information Conference:
- More than 4,500 attendees
- More than 60 sessions
- 15 roundtable discussions
- 5 visits to Chicago area facilities
- Networking breakfasts each morning of the conference
- Inaugural pitch competition
- Earn CEUs and CNEs
The conference is broken down into two sections that include a pre-conference on the 14th and 15th of September and the main AHIMA conference that will run from the 15th until the 18th of the month.
One of the biggest benefits attendees receive is a great education, which they can then pass up the chain. After the conference, you will be well-equipped to educate your boss on what your organization can do and even download a justification toolkit.
Chicago is a well-traveled city and presents a number of hotel options for visitors. AHIMA attendees who prefer to stay near Chicago convention center should consider the Swissotel Chicago. This distinctive hotel was designed by renowned Chicago architect Harry Weese. It offers guests gorgeous views of the city from Navy Pier to Millennium Park.
Those that want to be nearby, but away from the noise of the convention should consider the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The hotel is conveniently positioned in the South Loop area of Chicago and is within a short walk or drive of Wintrust Arena, Soldier Field, and other notable city landmarks.
Chicago Area Attractions
You will not have any trouble finding ways to unwind and enjoy yourself while you are in Chicago for the AHIMA Conference.
Northerly Island extends into Lake Michigan and offers visitors 91 acres of natural beauty. Visitors to the island can fish from the lake, take scenic walks, and enjoy a breathtaking view of Chicago’s skyline. You may also be able to catch a concert if you visit the island in the summertime.
This fountain is located in Grant Park and is one of the largest fountains in the world. Buckingham Fountain was constructed in the 1920s and there are water shows throughout the day for the entertainment of visitors. Shows at night add lights and music to the mix.
Fifty acres of attractions await you at the Navy Pier. You will find a 3,000-foot pier to walk, as well as, a world-famous Ferris wheel to enjoy. There are also many restaurants on location to provide you with a fine dining experience.
Soldier Field has been the site of Chicago Bears football games since 1971 and is the oldest stadium used by an NFL team. You can also catch other sporting events, concerts, and arena tours at Soldier Field.
Willis Tower Skydeck
Once you ascend the 103 stories of this observatory, you will have a view of Chicago that is unlike anything you ever imagined. On clear days, you will also be able to see into the states of Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan. There is an interactive exhibit at the observatory that will familiarize you with Chicago area greats.
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