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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)
About the AAAAI
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology is the largest professional medical organization in the United States devoted to the allergy/immunology specialty. The AAAAI represents, asthma specialists, clinical immunologists, allied health professionals and others with a special interest in the research and treatment of allergic disease. Established in 1943, the AAAAI has nearly 6,500 members in the United States, Canada and 60 other countries. The AAAAI is devoted to the advancement of the knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology for optimal patient care.
The AAAAI offers up to date web based practice management tools for the Allergist/Immunologist. Information available to all professionals includes:
- EHR: A Road Map for the Allergist/Immunologist
- Useful EMR Links
- Can EMR=ROI
Additional EHR resources are available to AAAAI members and fellows. The Practice Management Resources section of the AAAAI website includes sections on:
- Electronic Health Records/Technology
- Office Operations
- Practice Finances/Coding
- Practice Start Up
- The site includes access to an EHR user group area
The AAAAI also publishes a “Practice Management Resource Guide” an invaluable resource on managing a successful allergy practice, now in its 3rd edition. It is available to members free of charge. In addition, the AAAAI hosts a Practice Management Workshop every other summer covering the topics of interest to the practicing Allergist/Immunologist, with an emphasis given to those just starting in practice.
Additional information can be found on the AAAAI website.
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