As the first telemedicine system designed by a professional society for the specific needs of a medical subspecialty, Tell A Sleep Doc is a game-changer for people who are suffering from a sleep disease," said AASM
Iber C, Ancoli-Israel S, Chesson A, Quan SF The AASM
Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and associated Events.
was first used operationally over Afghanistan in 2008.
who recently signed on to the bill as a cosponsor, told AASM
attendees that adding an OSA screen to the initial Medicare visit would help increase detection of disease, raise patient awareness, and "improve health care quality and reduce costs to the Medicare program," over the long term.
Complementing the AASM
, the SCALP (equivalent to the British Storm Shadow) conventional long-range cruise missiles saw their first operational use on 23 March, according to FAF officials.
To be accredited by the AASM
, a sleep center or lab must display and maintain proficiency in testing procedures and policies, patient safety and follow-up, and physician and staff training.
To receive a five-year accreditation, Day Kimball's sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM
The 386-page report calls for AASM
accreditation of the nation's sleep disorders centers and labs for sleep-related breathing disorders.
said the journal carries manuscripts of clinical trials, clinical reviews, clinical commentary and debate, information on medical economic/practice issues, and case reports and case series, as well as proceedings from conferences and workshops sponsored by related industry and other organizations related to improving the practice of sleep medicine.
Sleep is such a hot field right now, a lot of centers are quickly opening up,'' said Kathleen McCann, communications manager for the AASM
At the AASM
, we have been a part of trying to provide the education for residents, [as well as] for staff physicians.
Overall, AAN and AASM
brochures had lower suitability than those developed by associations with significant patient involvement.