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CMS loosens policies and regulations in response to COVID-19 public health emergency

April 3rd, 2020|

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on March 30 that it has released an interim final rule summarizing revisions to CMS processes allowing for increased flexibility in providing safe and effective care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The sweeping, temporary changes were made to promote the widespread use of [...]

Don’t forget self-care in stressful times

April 3rd, 2020|

While health care professionals, including many AASM members, are intently focused on their mission of providing patient care during the [...]

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AASM advocates for CMS waiver for in-person PAP follow-up

March 17th, 2020|

Today the American Academy of Sleep Medicine submitted a request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, urging CMS to issue a Section 1135 waiver of the positive airway pressure (PAP) requirements for in-person clinical re-evaluation. A waiver is necessary to help reduce potential exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) [...]

AASM announces 2020 High School Video Contest

November 19th, 2019|

Please share the following information with your teenage patients and encourage them to enter the 2020 AASM High School Video [...]

  • Physician Fatigue

Position statement highlights importance of sleep for physician self-care

March 30th, 2020|

DARIEN, IL – Physician burnout is a significantly underappreciated public safety issue, and sleep loss is often overlooked as a contributing factor, according to a new position statement published by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Sleep is essential to health, and sleep deprivation due to shift-work schedules, high workload, long [...]

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Volunteer for new Telemedicine Presidential Committee

March 31st, 2020|

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kannan Ramar, MD, AASM President-Elect, has initiated the formation of a new presidential committee that will be charged with developing resources to help AASM members provide remote patient care effectively. To volunteer for the new Telemedicine Presidential Committee, please click the button below to submit [...]

AASM congratulates top JCSM reviewers of 2019

March 26th, 2020|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates top reviewer Lourdes M. DelRosso, MD, and the other reviewers who made the [...]

In Memoriam: Mark Mahowald, MD (1937 – 2020)

March 19th, 2020|

The AASM regrets to announce the passing of longtime AASM member and sleep medicine leader Mark Mahowald, MD, on March [...]

Cast your vote in the AASM leadership election

March 6th, 2020|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine invites all eligible voting members to participate in the 2020 - 2021 AASM leadership [...]

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Springing ahead to daylight saving time causes increase in fatal car crash risk

February 20th, 2020|

Fatal car crashes increase six percent in the U.S. in the week following the change to daylight saving time, with risks highest in the morning and in locations in the western portion of a time zone, according to a study by the University of Colorado Boulder. The authors estimate that 28 [...]

Deep learning model can identify sleep stages

February 7th, 2020|

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have developed a deep learning model they claim can identify sleep stages as [...]

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – April 4, 2020

April 3rd, 2020|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in [...]

Don’t forget self-care in stressful times

April 3rd, 2020|

While health care professionals, including many AASM members, are intently focused on their mission of providing patient care during the [...]

Read the spring 2020 issue of Montage

April 2nd, 2020|

Medicine is both an art and a science. In this issue of Montage, we talk with Dr. Meir Kryger about [...]

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If you are a physician, researcher, technologist, nurse, student or other allied health professional, this sleep organization is for you.

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