New Pitch Competition
The healthcare ecosystem is complex and interconnected, as are its challenges. This year, AHIMA invites conference attendees to apply for the chance
to pitch their innovative ideas to disrupt the healthcare industry in front of a panel of expert judges.
Visit ahima.org/pitch for more information.
Pre-Conference, Networking, and Site
Several pre-conference meetings and events offer
attendees the opportunity to further expand their
Clinical Coding Meeting
Privacy and Security Institute
VUCA and the Voices of Leadership
This year’s networking breakfasts include:
Are You on Autopilot?
Legacy Systems: To Keep or Not to Keep
GIS and Its Impact
HIM Directors/Leaders: What’s the Plan?
Patient Directed Requests—What’s the
Elephant in the Room?
Site visits give attendees a closer look at Chicago-land organizations’ operations, including:
Rush University Medical Center
University of Chicago Medicine
Cermak Health of Cook County (Cook
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
The all-inclusive registration option includes one
pre-conference meeting and all pre-conference
workshops, as well as one site visit, one networking breakfast each day, and full session recordings
in addition to standard conference admission and
exhibit hall access.
Follow AHIMA19 News Online
To get news by the minute, follow the hashtag
#AHIMA19 and AHIMA’s social media accounts
on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn and keep
an eye out for special announcements
as September approaches. For
special previews of what to expect
at conference this year, and
coverage of the event itself,
don’t forget to visit the
Journal of AHIMA
website at https://
The Opioid Epidemic and the Burden of
Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA President-Elect of
the American Medical Association (AMA) and
David Barbe, MD, MHA Past President
of American Medical Association (AMA)
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