DARIEN, IL – The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has formed a new patient-focused membership organization, the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep (AAHS), which is inviting both health care providers and patients with sleep disorders to become members. Millions of Americans have a sleep disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea, [...]
On Jan. 11 the Trump White House released guidelines for a "community engagement initiative" that will allow states the opportunity to mandate work requirements for patients on Medicaid. In a letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Brian Neale, CMS Deputy Administrator and Director for the Center for [...]
DARIEN, IL – Results of a randomized controlled trial suggest that systematic bright light exposure can improve sleep for fatigued people who have been treated for cancer. The pilot study results show that mean sleep efficiency, the percentage of time in bed when the person is sleeping, improved to clinically normal [...]
This holiday season we invite you to give the gift of AASM membership to a member of your sleep team! Renew your membership this December and you’ll be able to pass on a FREE AASM membership to a first-time member eligible for the student or affiliate member category. By gifting an [...]
New evidence-based guidelines in the journal Prehospital Emergency Care provide guidance to administrators of emergency medical services (EMS) on how to mitigate workplace fatigue. “Fatigue is widespread in EMS and is not isolated to one type of EMS operation or category of EMS clinician,” lead author Daniel Patterson, PhD, said in [...]
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