Sleep portal seeks users

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

WASHINGTON – Web-based community portal is recruiting patients, caregivers and those at risk for sleep apnea to share information, support and research about the disease. Initially, researchers will focus on questions and results that are most important, practical, and empowering to those impacted by sleep apnea. “By having large amounts of data provided by and for us, we can now drive the research agenda,” said Kathy Page, who has sleep apnea and is a member of’s Patient Engagement Panel. “This is a way to democratize research—to generate understanding on the part of the researchers and patients together.” is the public face of the Sleep Apnea Patient Centered Outcomes Network.