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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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VGM Forbin advises on new ADA regs

June 21, 2016HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - Owners of privately held businesses now have to think about their online marketing when complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Websites are now included as part of Title III of the ADA, according to VGM Forbin. This means company websites will soon be legally required to comply with a set of standards called the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, or WCAG 2.0. The guidelines include visual and functional accessibility elements: How easily can people who are blind,...

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Online marketing, Regulation, VGM Forbin

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