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Sleep awareness: 'We have a lot of work ahead of us,' says AAHS

January 25, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

DARIEN, Ill. - The importance of a good night's sleep makes headlines regularly, and more and more medical professionals recognize the role of sleep in overall health, but a new survey from the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep, shows barriers remain.“The survey helped identify many of the barriers—just not knowing where to go, or how you are going to pay for it,” said says Patti Van Landingham, chairwoman of the alliance. “We have a lot of work ahead of us to provide the...

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Survey: Information on cost of sleep therapy needed

January 9, 2019HME News Staff

DARIEN, Ill. - Patients need better access to affordable sleep care, according to a new study from the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep.Seventy eight percent of respondents reported that cost affects their decision to seek medical care; and 54% reported they were unaware of whether their insurance covered sleep services.At the same time, 48% percent of respondents reported that their primary care physician never asked them about sleep.“Millions of people in the U.S. have a sleep disorder...

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Sleep alliance aims to connect sleep community

February 27, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

DARIEN, Ill. ≠- With so many health diagnoses vying for the public's attention, the voice of sleep disorders has been underrepresented, says the chairwoman of a new patient-centered group.The American Alliance for Healthy Sleep, launched by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, offers memberships ($25 for two years) to patients, healthcare providers and anyone else with an interest in sleep.“We will concentrate on education and letting the public know, as well as patients and providers, that...

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