AMIA 2012 Updates

Due to requests, a low res PDF of the AMIA 2012 Program Book is now downloadable. Please be advised that this download may take a long time.

 

November 13, 2012

If you missed AMIA 2012, you can view and download

 

November 6, 2012 

Vote! "Two informaticians walk into a bar ..." Caption Contest!

PROGRAM BOOK CORRECTIONS

Academic Forum Breakfast Meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 6, 7:00 - 8:30 a.m. in Williford A

November 3, 2012

AMIA baseball caps are available at registration Blue, red and purple just $5. Show your AMIA pride!

AMIA 2012 TweetChat room is live!

Don't have a twitter handle, but you still want to know what is going on?

Bookmark http://tweetchat.com/room/amia2012 and check out what attendees are saying!

November 2, 2012

Proceedings: AMIA 2012 Proceedings are available on the Proceedings page. Bookmark proceedings.amia.org

Proceedings are complimentary (no charge) for registered AMIA 2012 member and non-member attendees. Fees apply for all non-registrants.

CME/CE: Credits are available for AMIA 2012. Attendance earns 27.75 credits, plus additional for Tutorials and Working Groups Pre-Symposia. Click here for instructions.

November 1, 2012

New! AMIA’s Working Groups have created great sample itineraries focused on specific content to help attendees navigate the AMIA 2012 program. Cross check these lists with your own Itinerary to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Download the Working Group Suggestion Recommendation PDFs

AMIA TV programming begins the evening of Saturday November 3. Access the AMIA TV player here.

Due to requests, a low res PDF of the AMIA 2012 Program Book is now downloadable. Please be advised that this download may take a long time.

October 31, 2012

Guide to a GREAT AMIA 2012 Annual Symposium!

REGISTRATION OPENS

Get your badge and an onsite program book with AMIA 2012 bag.

8th Street North & South

Friday, Nov. 2 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 3 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 4 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 5 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 6 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 7 7:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Exhibitor Set-up times

Saturday, Nov. 3 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 4 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

SOCIAL EVENTS

AMIA 2012 Chicago Informatics Week Networking Meet-Up
Tickets are available at Registration! $35

Monday, November 5, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. right after the Poster Session I in the hotel. $35 members and non-members and $50 at the door. Buy tickets at Registration 8th Street North & South onsite when you pick up your badge.

UP Comedy Club: Transportation on your own. Tuesday, November 6. Doors open 7:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 


REMEMBER TO CREATE AN ITINERARY

This is especially important for first time attendees. AMIA 2012 has 11 concurrent sessions daily spanning 19 themes. The Program Book is provided for registrants onsite. The online Itinerary Planner is updated in real-time. Bookmark amia.org/amia2012-itinerary-planner.
Download the mobile apps ahead of time.

Don't miss State-of-the Practice, Late Breaking Sessions and the new Industry Showcase. Enter keywords in "Search program" or click "Select type" to narrow your options.

Example: Narrow selections under “Show only” by using “select type”; click “Corporate.” This option will show all Industry Showcase presentations and roundtable events.

AMIA’s Working Groups have created great sample itineraries focused on specific content to help attendees navigate the AMIA 2012 program. Cross check these lists with your own Itinerary to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Download the Working Group Suggestion Recommendation PDFs


WHO? WHAT? WHEN? ONSITE INFORMATION


OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL COORDINATOR FOR HEALTH IT
LISTENING SESSIONS

Sign up to participate in a session at AMIA Registration desk.
ONC has found that individuals such as AMIA members provide useful feedback about implementing HITECH. ONC seeks to better understand AMIA member interests, concerns, and education needs pertaining to health IT transformation. Space is limited and onsite registration/signup will be required.

Monday, November 5 Listening Sessions
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Health Information Exchange Standards & Implementation
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Use of Clinical Decision Support in EHRs
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EHR Certification Program

Tuesday, November 6 Listening Sessions
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Clinical Quality Measures – Stage 2 and Beyond
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Health IT and Patient Safety – Safer Systems for Better Care


WALKING MAP

Sculpture Tour: map outlines streets north and east of the Hilton Chicago. Download, adjust settings and print.

Loop after Dark: map outlines streets north and east of the Hilton Chicago. Download, adjust settings and print. Hilton Chicago is #14 on this map.

Other printable maps from Frommer’s.


MEALS & CONVENIENCE

  • CVS Drugstore: 4 blocks, corner of S. State St and W. Congress Parkway. Two blocks east on 8th St and two blocks north on S. State Street.
  • Walgreens Drugstore: 5 blocks, near corner of E. Roosevelt road and S. State St.

Coffee

  • SNAX in hotel market features Starbucks coffee. Open 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. daily.
  • Starbucks: the Blackstone Hotel near cross of S. Michigan and E. Balbo
  • Caribou Coffee: corner E. 8th St and South Wabash. Walk one block South on S. Michigan, one block east on E. 8th.

Lunch is on your own

Dining .5 miles from Hotel

  • Search Open Table.com/Chicago- restaurants  Use Downtown Loop area to narrow selections
  • $$$$ Everest – French/ The Florentine – Italian/Custom House Tavern – Contemporary American
  • $$ AraOn – Japanese/ Berghoff – Continental/ Pazzo’s Italian Cucina/ Zapatista – Mexican