The latest news from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
US military members who report poor sleep were less resilient in recent study
A new study found that military service members who reported insomnia symptoms or short sleep durations were less resilient than members who reported healthy sleep hygiene. Several physical and mental variables were evaluated as indices of resilience. These variables were, self-rated general health, lost workdays, deployment, completion of service term, and health care utilization.
American Academy of Sleep Medicine announces election of president-elect and new board members
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is pleased to announce the election of President-elect Dr. Ilene M. Rosen and two new directors-at-large who will serve on the board of directors: Dr. Eric J. Olson and Dr. James A. Rowley. Their terms will begin June 13, 2016.
Latest sleep research to be presented June 11-15 at APSS annual meeting in Denver
Sleep clinicians and scientists from around the world will discuss current practices in sleep medicine and the latest findings in sleep and circadian research at SLEEP 2016, the 30th anniversary meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS), which will be held June 11-15 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
American Academy of Sleep Medicine urges Oklahoma to reinstate coverage for sleep medicine services for Medicaid patients
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) urges the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to reinstate coverage for diagnostic sleep studies and continuous positive airway pressure therapy, known as CPAP, for adult Medicaid patients.
AASM SleepTM adds patient self-pay feature to telemedicine system
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) announced today that AASM SleepTM, a state-of-the-art telemedicine platform for board-certified sleep medicine physicians and accredited sleep centers, now has a new patient self-pay feature that facilitates convenient, secure payments. The new functionality of AASM SleepTM is on display May 14 – 17 in the Minneapolis Convention Center at booth #2020 of ATA 2016, the annual conference and trade show of the American Telemedicine Association.