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Aeroflow criticizes decision to drop sleep reg

August 15, 2017HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Healthcare says the federal government's decision to scrap a regulation to require sleep apnea screening for commercial drivers and rail workers is ill advised. “This is a clear and present danger on our roads, rails and highways,” said Michael Trufant an industrial manager at Aeroflow, in a statement. “Our traveling public should not be exposed to danger on their commutes.” Trufant says the arguments against the regulation have everything to do...

Regulation, sleep screening, transportation


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Sleep stakeholders look to passage of guidelines in 2017

December 30, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Mandatory sleep testing and treatment guidelines for commercial drivers are on the verge of becoming a reality, and stakeholders are hopeful that the recent presidential election won't put the brakes on that.“We thought it was a fait accompli, and it probably would have been under a Clinton administration,” said Dana Voien, president of SleepSafe Drivers, a Laguna Nigel, Calif.-based sleep management provider, which helped craft the current draft language. “Trump has...

Regulation, Sleep Therapy, truckers


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