Safe Meetings Are Happening

Safe Meetings Are Happening

Last month 14,000 attendees descended on Las Vegas for the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Global Health Conference and Exhibition. About the same time the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West Trade Show went off smoothly in Anaheim...
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Below the Headline: Putting the COVID Surge in Perspective

Below the Headline: Putting the COVID Surge in Perspective

While news outlets continue to blare warnings about the latest COVID surge with headlines like "Delta Variant Rages," a closer look at current reports and projections from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) puts the situation in a different...
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Chicago Opens Its Doors to Group Business

Chicago Opens Its Doors to Group Business

As Chicago transitions into its new status as fully reopened, businesses are now free to welcome guests at full capacity, including hotels, convention centers, restaurants and bars. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot moved up the city's planned reopening by three weeks ...
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Case Study: Meetings with New CDC Guidelines

Case Study: Meetings with New CDC Guidelines

New CDC Guidelines Allow Masks Off for Vaccinated Individuals When ALHI organizers began planning the annual Leadership Summit during the height of the pandemic this past January, the U.S. was in a much different place. Vaccines were just becoming available and the Ce...
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The New Hotel Safety Standards Planners Need to Know

The New Hotel Safety Standards Planners Need to Know

The New Hotel Safety Standards Planners Need to Know With the COVID-19 vaccine now widely available, the conversation about how the industry gets back to normalcy while keeping attendees' health and safety in mind. Meeting professionals now have extra consideratio...
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