Today the American Academy of Sleep Medicine unveiled a new logo to coincide with the launch of the completely redesigned AASM website. Approved recently by the board of directors, the logo represents a rebranding of the AASM. When the previous AASM logo was developed in 1999, sleep medicine was still seeking [...]
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has officially announced its support of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Position on Prior Authorization and Utilization Management Reform Principles. In its listing of 21 key principles, the AMA proposes a clearer and more patient-centered future for healthcare which will expand access to needed therapy. [...]
DARIEN, IL – A new study suggests that while healthy preterm children have more medical sleep problems than full-term children, they are more likely to fall asleep independently. Results show that preterm children displayed more medical sleep problems such as nocturnal movement, restlessness during the night and breathing problems, compared with [...]
Today the American Academy of Sleep Medicine website was relaunched after more than a year of planning and infrastructure development. Much more than just a redesign, the complete overhaul of the website will improve and enhance members’ engagement with the AASM. “Our team rebuilt this website from the ground up, looking [...]
The CDC recently released its 2016 state- and territory-specific data on adult obesity prevalence, which show that estimates across states vary and range from 22.3% in Colorado to 37.7% in West Virginia.
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