ACAAI Endorses Allergies in America Web Site as a Valuable Tool for Physician and Patient Education

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 General News J E 4
CHICAGO, April 22 The American College of Allergy, Asthma& Immunology (ACAAI) recently announced support of the Allergies in Americasurveys that highlight the importance of improving care for those who sufferfrom allergies. These survey findings and other important information forphysicians and patients are available today at commend companies like Sepracor who are committed to driving the dialogueabout unmet needs for patients with allergies.

"With so many patients seeking health information online, the Allergies inAmerica Web site offers a plethora of information about allergic rhinitis,"says Jay M. Portnoy, MD, president of the ACAAI. "Improving both patient careand education about allergic rhinitis are primary goals of our organization,which is why we endorse the Allergies in America Web site as an importanttool."

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) is aprofessional medical organization headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill.,that promotes excellence in the practice of the subspecialty of allergy andimmunology. The College, comprising more than 5,000 allergists-immunologistsand related health care professionals, fosters a culture of collaboration andcongeniality in which its members work together and with others toward thecommon goals of patient care, education, advocacy and research. Educationalinformation is available on the ACAAI Web site at

SOURCE American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology


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