In a novel animal study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI), researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine found that a combination of skin barrier mutations and environmental exposures may increase the rate of food allergy.
Drug Desensitization Article for Patients
Drug allergy is very prominent in the media so your patients might be asking you about drug desensitization. A new article in the Conditions & Treatments Library talks about the procedure, why it might be recommended and first-line chemotherapeutic drugs. The article is available in English and Spanish.
Drug Allergy Quiz
A new AAAAI feature that debuted to great success at the recent AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress was the AAAAI Practice Resources Corner. This area near the Registration Desk allowed members to learn about the wide array of practice management resources and programs the AAAAI offers, including the AAAAI Registry and the Practice Management Workshop, which are timely topics for this month’s newsletter.
We are very excited to announce that on Monday, the new AAAAI Registry officially opened for data uploading. We now invite you to be a part of AAAAI efforts to help our members deliver quality care, drive clinical research, advance advocacy and succeed with Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) reporting. This—the broader potential of the new AAAAI Registry—is what I want to emphasize.
The previous version of the AAAAI Registry was launched to provide a quality clinical data registry (QCDR) to enable our members to participate in quality reporting on specialty-specific measures.