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Spring forward may be backward step, says AASM

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02/19/2020

DARIEN, Ill. – More than half of Americans (55%) report feeling tired after the spring daylight saving time transition, according to a new study from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Study: Screening older adults for OSA could save money

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01/21/2020

DARIEN, Ill. – Older adults with undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea access healthcare more frequently and at a higher cost than those without, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

The Netflix effect: Adults give up sleep to binge-watch

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11/06/2019

DARIEN, Ill. – A “whopping” 88% of American adults have lost sleep due to binge-watching a TV show or streaming series, according to the results of a new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

AASM adds video communication to HME toolbox

‘The opportunities are limited only to someone’s imagination, as to how they can run their business a little better’
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01/20/2017

CHICAGO – Ensuring compliance with sleep therapy can be time consuming and expensive for HME providers and patients alike. A new telemedicine platform from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine aims to make things easier.

AASM launches platform for HME

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01/11/2017

DARIEN, Ill. – AASM SleepTM, a telemedicine platform for board-certified sleep physicians and accredited sleep centers from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, is now available for the HME industry.

Untreated sleep apnea has economic impact

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10/21/2016

The economic burden of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea is nearly $150 billion dollars, according to a new study from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Report: Untreated sleep apnea costs billions

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08/17/2016

DARIEN, Ill. – Undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea costs nearly $150 billion annually in the United States, according a new report commissioned by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Sleep group asks Oklahoma to reconsider dumping CPAP coverage

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05/25/2016

OKLAHOMA CITY – The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is urging Oklahoma Medicaid program to reinstate coverage for sleep studies and CPAP devices for adult patients.

AAHomecare, AASM meet on CPAP documentation issues

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03/22/2013

CHICAGO – There’s definite room for improvement when it comes to communication between physicians and providers, stakeholders say.

Time for a nap. I mean, app.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

It always catches me by surprise when I am reading an article in a mainstream magazine (in other words, pretty much anything but my de riguer copy of HME News) and I happen upon a story featuring someone I've interviewed for HME News. 

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