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Medical Assisting & Health Care Websites

Advocate Health Care is an organization of physicians and health care professionals dedicated to serving the health needs of individuals in the northern Illinois area.

Atlantic Information Systems (AIS) is a publishing and information company that develops highly-targeted news, data and strategic information for managers in hospitals, managed care plans, medical group practices, and other health care organizations.

Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL has a staff of over 2800 people who routinely care for more youngsters than any other Chicago-area hospital. has over 20,000 unique jobs posted nationwide.

Kindred Hospitals are a division of Kindred Healthcare, named a Most Admired Company by Fortune magazine for 2009 and 2010 and a top-200 private employer in the United States with 54,100 employees in 41 states. 

MacNeal Hospital, a teaching hospital located in Berwyn, IL, provides health care to communities throughout the near west and southwest suburbs of Chicago.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital is an academic medical center that delivers a broad range of medical and health care services to the Chicagoland area.

Presence St. Francis Hospital & Health Center serves the health care needs of the southern Chicagoland area.

PSA Healthcare is dedicated to being the leading provider of pediatric health care services.  Its Illinois locations are located in Elgin and Tinley Park.

Rush University Medical Center of Chicago, IL, encompasses Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital, Rush Children's Hospital, Johnston R. Bowman Health Center and Rush University.

University of Chicago Hospitals and Health System consists of the Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital, the University of Chicago Children's Hospital, the Chicago Lying-in Hospital, the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine and the Regional Doctors Offices.

University of Illinois Medical Center provides patient care, research and teaching to the Chicago area.


Medical Assisting & Health Care Associations & Organizations

American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) seeks to enable medical assisting professionals to enhance and demonstrate the knowledge, skills and professionalism required by employers and patients.

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is a professional association that represents health information management professionals who serve the healthcare industry and the public by managing, analyzing and utilizing data vital for patient care.

American Medical Association (AMA) is a national professional organization for all physicians and the leading advocate for physicians and their patients.

Association of Schools of Allied Health Professionals (ASAHP) is a not-for-profit national professional association for administrators, educators and others who are concerned with ciritical issues affecting allied health education.

Health Professions Network (HPN) is a network of over 40 Allied Health Professional Associations, Societies and Organizations. 

National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) was organized to develop individuals responsible for managing credentialing, privileging, practitioner/provider organizations and regulatory compliance in the diverse healthcare industry.

National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) exists to enhance the quality of health care for athletes and those engaged in physical activity.


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