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Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – April 25, 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. APSS suspends SLEEP registration The Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS) is suspending registration [...]

April 24th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

Study suggests saffron supports sleep quality

A small study published online as an accepted paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that saffron was associated with improved sleep quality. The randomized controlled trial involved 55 adults with sleep complaints. They were given 14 [...]

April 21st, 2020|Research|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – April 18, 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. MOC requirements and COVID-19 The medical specialty certification boards are relaxing their maintenance of [...]

April 17th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – April 11, 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. Updated strategies: Sleep clinics & labs The AASM has posted updated guidance online to [...]

April 10th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – April 4, 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 loosens CPAP regulations On March 30, CMS announced sweeping, temporary regulatory changes, such [...]

April 3rd, 2020|Weekly Insider|

Don’t forget self-care in stressful times

While health care professionals, including many AASM members, are intently focused on their mission of providing patient care during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s just as important to make time for self-care. The stresses of this health emergency—long hours, difficult [...]

April 3rd, 2020|Featured|

Read the spring 2020 issue of Montage

Medicine is both an art and a science. In this issue of Montage, we talk with Dr. Meir Kryger about “Sleep in Art,” his book exploring how artists have portrayed sleep and sleep disorders in their works over thousands [...]

April 2nd, 2020|Montage|

Shared medical appointments increase access to care

At SLEEEP 2019, the Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Assembly had the opportunity to learn about the Sleep Apnea Management program at the Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center. Brittany McLaughlin, a nurse practitioner at the sleep center, described the use [...]

April 1st, 2020|Montage|

Volunteer for new Telemedicine Presidential Committee

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kannan Ramar, MD, AASM President-Elect, has initiated the formation of a new presidential committee that will be charged with developing resources to help AASM members provide remote patient care effectively. To volunteer for [...]

March 31st, 2020|Membership|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – March 28, 2020

Most read last week: Mitigation strategies The AASM has posted guidance to help sleep medicine clinicians assess their sleep clinic and sleep lab operations in response to the community spread of COVID-19. The AASM urges sleep clinicians to delay [...]

March 27th, 2020|Weekly Insider|