What is CHUG?

CHUG is the Centricity Healthcare User Group. CHUG is made of users of the GE Healthcare Centricity EMR, Centricity PM and Centricity Practice Solution products. The Fall conference is an opportunity for users to meet in one location to network, share ideas and become educated.

More than 600 professionals are expected to take part in the 2015 Fall conference—including Centricity customers, partners and thought leaders.

When and where will the conference be held?

October 1 -3, 2015
New York Marriott Marquis Hotel – in Tmes Square
New York

Why is the event in New York?

CHUG moves around from year to year. New York offers convenient travel options for attendees, including multiple major airports.

The hotel property has great meeting and event space, allowing for an engaging experience—and all amenities are located within the hotel. In addition, if available, the hotel is offering the conference rate 3 days before and 3 days after the conference takes place…stay and enjoy the excitement of the city!

Can I reserve a meeting room?

If you need assistance organizing a meeting room or holding an event please email [email protected].

May I bring a spouse or guest to the program?

You may bring a spouse or guest to New York with you to enjoy all that the city has to offer; however, we do not allow spouses and guests at the User Conference.

Can attendees receive CME credits for the User Conference?

Yes, CME credits will be applied for.

I want to present at CHUG, is there a call for speakers?

The CHUG Call for Presentations now closed.

Whom do I contact if I am interested in exhibiting at the conference?

If you have any questions please contact Andrea Bickel at 503-644-3340 or via email [email protected].

What is the conference fee/cost for registration?

CHUG Licensed Centricity Users, GE Employees, Sponsor (additional badges)
Thursday, October 1 – Saturday, October 3

  • Full Conference
    • Saver – $525.00 (prior to midnight on Monday, August 31)
    • Regular – $600.00 (beginning Tuesday, September 1)
  • Day Pass Friday – $350.00
  • Day Pass Saturday – $350.00

Consultants – $650.00

Can I transfer a registration from one attendee to another?

Registrations can be transferred to colleagues who have not yet registered for the CHUG Fall conference. Registration transfer requests can be made by contacting [email protected].

My co-worker did not receive this email. How can I get him/her on the mailing list?

Please contact us at [email protected] to be added/add someone to the mailing list.

Hotel Information

We have a limited number of rooms being held at the New York Marriott Marquis for the discounted rate of $299.00 per night plus tax over the conference dates. These rooms must be reserved through Beatty Group. Please reserve a room when you register for the conference.

Is transportation provided to and from the airport and hotel?

No, transportation is not provided.

What is the conference agenda?

A detailed schedule including breakout sessions is now available. Please note the agenda is subject to change.