AASM publishes new sleep medicine quality measures to promote value-based care

The March issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine includes a special section with new quality measures developed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) as part of its strategic plan to promote high quality, patient-centered care. Among many potential dimensions of quality, the AASM requested that workgroups develop outcome and process measures to aid in evaluating the quality of care of five common sleep disorders: restless legs syndrome, insomnia, narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea in adults, and obstructive sleep apnea in children.

Read more in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine:

Measurement of Quality to Improve Care in Sleep Medicine

Quality Measures for the Care of Adult Patients with Restless Legs Syndrome

Quality Measures for the Care of Patients with Insomnia

Quality Measures for the Care of Patients with Narcolepsy

Quality Measures for the Care of Adult Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Quality Measures for the Care of Pediatric Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

2015-03-18T00:00:00+00:00 March 18th, 2015|Press Releases, Professional Development|