AASM recruits providers, patients

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

DARIEN, Ill. – The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has formed a new patient-focused membership organization, the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep, to improve the lives of sleep apnea sufferers through advocacy, education and support. AASM seeks healthcare providers and patients to become members of the new organization. “The American Academy of Sleep Medicine established the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep to bring health care providers and patients with sleep disorders together to promote healthy sleep for all,” said AASM President Dr. Ilene M. Rosen. The AAHS is a 501(c)(4) membership association that is led by a board of directors comprising both providers and patients. Its three-part mission is to: engage policymakers and the public to enhance understanding of and care for all sleep disorders; provide support services for patients with sleep disorders; and promote healthy sleep in all populations. Member dues are $25 for two years.