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Study: Hospitals can help diagnose sleep apnea


SAN DIEGO – A ResMed-funded study makes the case for hospitals screening patients for sleep apnea before they’re discharged to improve their chances of long-term survival.

Study refines link between sleep apnea, other diseases


BALTIMORE – Untreated sleep apnea can contribute to a range of conditions associated with heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study conducted by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers.

With sleep therapy, screening is easy, treatment is hard


WASHINGTON – A new bill that would increase sleep apnea screening requirements for Medicare beneficiaries is a positive step, but it overlooks problems in the program when it comes to therapy, say providers.