Blog 2017-09-15T16:51:51+00:00

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – July 14, 2018

New actigraphy clinical practice guideline A new AASM clinical practice guideline establishes recommendations for the use of actigraphy in adult and pediatric patients with suspected or diagnosed sleep disorders or circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders. Read guideline Arousal-based scoring position [...]

July 13th, 2018|Weekly Insider|

CMS updates Quality Payment Program website

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated the Quality Payment Program website to include several new features. Quality Payment Program Look-Up Tool The Quality Payment Program Look-Up Tool, previously known as the Quality Payment Program Participation [...]

July 13th, 2018|Clinical Resources|

Scoring Manual FAQ:  Scoring hypopneas

Question: If hypopneas are being scored according to Rule D.1.A., is a ≥3% oxygen desaturation required in addition to an associated arousal? Answer: Rule D.1.A. in The AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events, Version 2.5, states the [...]

July 2nd, 2018|Clinical Resources|

ICD-11: What you need to know

On June 18, 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) released an advance preview of version 11 of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) so countries can review the updates and start planning how to implement the new version [...]

June 26th, 2018|Clinical Resources|

World Health Organization releases ICD-11

On June 18 the World Health Organization (WHO) released the 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), which is completely electronic for the first time and now can be well integrated with electronic health applications and [...]

June 22nd, 2018|Clinical Resources|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – June 16, 2018

Editorial: Change in sleep medicine An editorial by AASM Immediate Past President Dr. Ilene Rosen provides a brief update describing how the board of directors is addressing the physician pipeline, patient access, advocacy, new technology and strategic research. Read [...]

June 15th, 2018|Weekly Insider|