PMI will be hosting its 2014 conference in Chicago. Among the speakers will be Dr. Patch Adams, one of today's most inspirational medical authorities and powerful medical social activists. The conference will also offer CME and CEU-approved sessions.

Practice Management Institute (PMI) today announced the dates for its 2014 conference for medical office professionals at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers on May 21 through 23. Patch Adams, M.D., whose life was depicted in the 1997 self-titled, hit movie starring Robin Williams, will deliver a huge dose of motivation the audience.

Dr. Patch Adams is one of today's most inspirational medical authorities and powerful medical social activists, inspiring audiences worldwide. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in unique exercises that explore the audacious idea living every day with joy.

Also featured at the conference will be keynote presenter, David Jakielo, who has spent more than 40 years in medical practice management. Jakielo will address the need to embrace the many changes that are expected to come this year for medical office administrative professionals including the conversion to a new medical coding system.

Participants will take part in CME-approved pre-conference sessions on ICD-10 coding and comprehension. There will also be 22 CEU-approved conference sessions focused on physician reimbursement, practice management and productivity as well as maintaining compliance with federal guidelines. Conference-goers will have a number of opportunities to network and make connections with medical office professionals from all over the country.

More than 200 attendees are expected to converge in Chicago in the heart of the Windy City at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. The hotel sits along the Chicago River and Lake Michigan within walking distance of Millennium Park and many other local attractions giving participants an opportunity to experience Chicago's many attractions, eateries, and vibrant culture.

Registration for the conference is open now and early bird discounts apply through March 31. Attendees receive a conference manual and tote bag, access to all general and breakout sessions, breakfast and lunch each day. Exhibitors will be on hand to share product information and door prizes with participants.