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Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – June 22, 2019

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. AASM returns to AMA House of Delegates The AASM was readmitted to the AMA [...]

June 21st, 2019|Weekly Insider|

New products galore in the AASM store!

The AASM has released several new products just in time for the kickoff of summer. Start your summer learning with these resources today! 2019 Sleep Medicine Disruptors On-Demand Our June Product of the Month is composed of recordings and [...]

June 21st, 2019|Featured, Membership|

Register for free CMS webinar on quality measurement

Register now for the free CMS webinar, “Measuring Quality to Improve Quality: Strengths and Challenges of Clinical Quality Measurement.” Join this webinar to receive an overview of quality measurement concepts and learn about the current CMS quality measure portfolio. [...]

June 21st, 2019|Clinical Resources|

AASM joins AMA in urging Congress to improve MACRA

The AASM joined almost 120 organizations in signing on to a letter from the American Medical Association (AMA) urging Congressional leaders to implement technical improvements to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) to improve the program and [...]

June 21st, 2019|Advocacy|

Medical news outlets highlight research presented at SLEEP 2019

While numerous consumer and medical news outlets reported on research presented at SLEEP 2019 in San Antonio, Texas, several medical publications provided more comprehensive meeting coverage. Visit these websites to browse and explore SLEEP 2019 articles, interviews and videos: [...]

June 21st, 2019|Research|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – June 15, 2019

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Watch the SLEEP 2019 welcome video Watch the video that kicked off the SLEEP [...]

June 14th, 2019|Weekly Insider|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – June 8, 2019

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Register on-site in San Antonio It’s not too late to join the AASM and [...]

June 7th, 2019|Weekly Insider|

Study links sleep-disordered breathing to age acceleration

SAN ANTONIO – Increasing severity of sleep-disordered breathing and sleep disruption are associated with epigenetic age acceleration, according to preliminary results of a new study. Results show that each standard deviation increase in the apnea-hypopnea index, a measure of [...]

June 7th, 2019|Press Releases|

Algorithm provides customized caffeine strategy for alertness

SAN ANTONIO – A web-based caffeine optimization tool successfully designs effective strategies to maximize alertness while avoiding excessive caffeine consumption, according to preliminary results from a new study. Using multiple sleep-deprivation and shift-work scenarios, the researchers generated caffeine-consumption guidance [...]

June 7th, 2019|Press Releases|

Meet Your Incoming Leaders – 2019 Election Results

The following leaders were nominated by the AASM Board of Directors after being recommended by the Nominating Committee, and their election was confirmed by a vote of the membership. Their terms will begin during the AASM General Membership [...]

June 4th, 2019|Montage|

In this Issue

Collaboration is one of the keys to success in the field of sleep medicine, and AASM members truly exemplify the collaborative spirit in their work and their volunteer efforts. This issue of Montage explores how dentists and [...]

June 4th, 2019|Montage|

A Collaborative Approach to Improving Patient Care

The relationship between dentists and sleep physicians is one of constant growth and education. To effectively collaborate with one another, dentists and physicians must understand each other’s goals, roles, and expectations when working in the field of [...]

June 4th, 2019|Montage|

Sleep Care Gets Personal with Precision Medicine

Rachel Marie E. Salas, MD, MEDHP, FAAN Associate Professor, Neurology and Nursing Johns Hopkins Medicine Dr. Rachel Marie E. Salas has been an active member with the AASM since 2005. She is an associate professor in neurology [...]

June 4th, 2019|Montage|

APP’s Role in Behavioral Sleep Medicine

Behavioral sleep medicine (BSM) focuses on the assessment and treatment of all sleep disorders using behavioral, psychological and physiological approaches. The most well-known and evidenced-based of these therapies is cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I). CBT-I is [...]

June 4th, 2019|Montage|