AASM


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AASM

American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
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As the national accrediting body for sleep disorders centers, the AASM improves sleep health and promotes high quality, patient-centered care through advocacy, education, strategic research, and practice standards.
AASM is calling for collaboration among sleep physicians, state departments of motor vehicles, highway patrol, and the insurance industry to develop policies and procedures that reduce drowsy driving, and technologies that mitigate drowsy driving.
The AASM is asking its members to back the legislation and educate local lawmakers and patients through the group's Seniors Sleep Campaign.
For additional information contact the AASM at www.aasmnet.org/ProgramOver.aspx, the JCAHO at www.jcaho.org or the Sleep Center Management Institute at www.sleepcmi.com.
To be accredited by the AASM, a sleep center or lab must display and maintain proficiency in testing procedures and policies, patient safety and follow-up, and physician and staff training.
AASM also publishes "Journal Sleep," a monthly paid circulation title, and "AASM Bulletin," a quarterly newsletter.
Schmidt is director of research, had begun extending naps past the AASM guidelines out of concern that they were missing SOREM episodes.
Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.), who recently signed on to the bill as a cosponsor, told AASM attendees that adding an OSA screen to the initial Medicare visit would help increase detection of disease, raise patient awareness, and "improve health care quality and reduce costs to the Medicare program," over the long term.
The Aasm & L is Sagem's latest version of the Armement Air-Sol Modulairc.
Pro-Wrap helps you meet the current AASM accreditation guideline for simultaneous airflow measurement of thermal and flow pressure.
Visitors to Sagem's display at the 2007 Paris Air Show could get a feeling of what was underway, a whole family of weapon mock-ups on the Aasm theme nicely laid under the fuselage of a Mirage 2000.
The Sleepmate RIPmate[TM] meets the new AASM Technical Respiratory Rule recommendations for accreditation & scoring.