CHIA Convention & Exhibit

California Health Information Association (CHIA) is celebrating 70 years of service to the health information management (HIM) profession. Join HIM professionals in beautiful Indian Wells for the 2019 CHIA Convention & Exhibit - Empowering Patients, Breaking Boundaries, and Bridging Gaps.

Celebrate CHIA’s 70 years of success while shaping its future! Discover innovative ideas and strategies for tackling day-to-day issues as leading industry experts discuss challenges facing today’s HIM professionals in electronic health record best practices, patient access/release of information, compliance, organizational leadership and management, data integrity, clinical documentation improvement, consumer/patient engagement, coding, compliance and more.

Reasons to Attend:

  • Full registration fee starting at $445
  • 40+ educational sessions organized into learning tracks
  • Pre-convention Tutorials
  • Industry Innovations Presentations
  • Exhibit Hall featuring state-of-the-art solutions
  • Breakfast with the Exhibitors
  • Collaborate and share ideas with HIM Professionals across California

Target Audience

Directors, Managers, and Supervisors; Consultants; Chief Information Officers; Compliance, Privacy, and Security Officers; Performance Improvement Professionals; Revenue Cycle, Risk, CDI, and Coding Professionals, Data Analytic and Health Informatics Professionals; Academic Professionals and Students.


Advanced registration is closed. On-site registration will be available on Sunday, June 9 in the Hyatt Indian Wells Conference Center, from 5:30pm - 7:00 pm and daily at 8:00am Monday - Wednesday.
To facilitate your on-site registration complete the alternate Convention Registration Form and bring with you to Indian Wells.

  • For best prices, register by May 8
  • New Convention Schedule: scheduled start times have changed
  • Advanced registration closes May 29
  • On-site registration opens June 9

For general questions, view the Registration & General Information webpage

Program Details

For full program schedule and descriptions, presenter details, and exhibitor listing, visit the CHIA Convention Program webpage. For a quick view, check out the Convention Preliminary Flyer, or the Convention Schedule At-a-Glance.

Convention Webpage

Location & CHIA Room Rate Information


Hyatt Regency Indian Wells
44600 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, CA 92210
Phone: (760) 776-1234

CHIA invites you to stay at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Indian Wells. Nestled on 45 acres of lush landscape with golf and mountain views, Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa is the perfect Palm Springs area escape. Only 20 minutes from Palm Springs Airport, the resort is mid-valley for convenient access to shopping and outdoor adventures, with on-site dining and recreation including tennis and golf.

  • Discounted Rate: $149 Single/Double +tax (rate subject to change after May 23)
  • Daily Resort Fee: $10, includes in-room internet, spa and golf discounts, 24-hr fitness and more.
  • Parking Fee: $10 overnight, self-parking
  • CHIA Room Rate Reservations:

Airport Transportation
Skycap Shuttle is offering CHIA convention attendees a discounted rate to transfer to/from Palm Springs and Ontario International Airports. One-way rates of $40 for 1 - 3 people traveling to/from PSP and $130 for 1 - 4 people traveling to/from ONT. Be sure to let them know you are with the CHIA group to obtain the discount.

Special Events & Event Tickets

Click on the event below to learn more or purchase special event tickets here

CHIA House of Delegates: Sunday, 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Welcome Reception: Sunday, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm *
Silent Auction: Open during Exhibit Hall hours, Closes Tuesday 1:30 pm
CLA Leadership Luncheon: Monday, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm **
Job Fair: Tuesday, 8:00 am - 9:00 am
CHIA Celebration Party: Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm *
Leadership Luncheon: Wednesday, 12:00 am - 1:30 pm *

* Badge and ticket required. Ticket is included with full registration
** By invitation only. RSVP required

Seeking Silent Auction Donations

This is a popular event at convention and participation is key to its continued success. Participate in this year’s Silent Auction and support the CHIA Scholarship programs by placing a bid or submitting an item to be auctioned, using the Silent Auction Donation Form

Interested in Exhibiting?

Booths are available now! Visit the Exhibit Opportunities page for details. As the most extensive HIM and HIT expo in the West, the CHIA Convention and Exhibit attracts more than 400 decision makers who are looking for the solutions you can provide. Join us in Indian Wells and start connecting.