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Sleep Medicine Education Thriving Despite Pandemic

In a year when health care providers are under an enormous amount of stress, and uncertainty is the norm, it’s reassuring to know that the field of sleep medicine has a bright future. New fellows are preparing to enter [...]

December 15th, 2020|Montage|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – December 12, 2020

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. New webcasts explore sleep telemedicine Visit the new AASM telemedicine video library to view [...]

December 12th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

FDA authorizes emergency use for PortPatch CPAP mask filter

On Nov. 23 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of the ventilator accessory PortPatch, which is intended to reduce the spread of airborne particulates through the exhalation ports, anti-asphyxia valves, and carbon dioxide vents on [...]

December 9th, 2020|Industry|

FDA authorizes emergency use for Lumin on N95 respirators

On Dec. 3 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of the Lumin LM3000 device for bioburden reduction of compatible N95 respirators that are contaminated or potentially contaminated with SARS-CoV-2 or other pathogenic microorganisms. The Lumin [...]

December 4th, 2020|Industry|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – December 5, 2020

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. CMS posts Physician Fee Schedule final rule On Dec. 1, CMS released the final [...]

December 4th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – November 14, 2020

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. New! Clinical practice guideline for insomnia Now available as an accepted paper in JCSM [...]

November 13th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – November 7, 2020

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. SLEEP 2021 abstracts & session proposals The submission site is now open for SLEEP [...]

November 6th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

HHS extends COVID-19 public health emergency

After consulting with public health officials, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar signed a renewal of determination that extended the current COVID-19 public health emergency by 90 days, effective Oct. 23, 2020. The original [...]

November 5th, 2020|COVID-19|