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A quick chat with Ed Grandi

June 25, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

I heard from Ed Grandi this week. You remember Ed. He was the executive director for the American Sleep Apnea Association for years until he stepped down this spring. He called about an article we recently published that would increase sleep apnea screening requirements for Medicare patients. The providers in the story thought, by and large, that the idea was a positive, but pointed out that there are so many rules and regulations that come with getting the equipment to the patient that increasing...

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Sleep association sets new course

March 19, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Ed Grandi has stepped down as executive director at the American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA). The association has named Tracy Nasca as his replacement, according to a March 17 press release. Nasca, who has sleep apnea, has worked in the sleep field since 1999, and has served on the board for the past two years. ASAA also appointed Adam Amdur COO. Amdur is the former chairman of the association. Grandi, who served 10 years at ASAA, said in a blog post he plans to continue promoting...

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Patient care today forestalls costs tomorrow

September 25, 2012Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

BALTIMORE - It's time to think about the bigger picture when it comes to treating obstructive sleep apnea, says Ed Grandi, executive director of the American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA).That's why, this year, the ASAA has named its annual conference “The Economic & Clinical Impact of Sleep Apnea.”“There are a lot of conferences out there that just talk theory,” said Grandi. “There are solutions out there that work and technologies to address the condition effectively.”The...

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Prison blues

October 28, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Add prison inmates to the growing list of niche populations for sleep apnea. Executive director Ed Grandi, executive director of the American Sleep Apnea Association, gave a talk at a conference attended by health care providers who work with incarcerated adults and adolescents. In his talk, Grandi offered basic information on how to address this problem as well as suggestions on how to improve adherence to therapy. I just wonder what kind of problems creep up in tiny prison cells when one inmate...

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