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August is AASM Member Appreciation Month

Throughout the past year, healthcare professionals have been on the frontline and our members have worked tirelessly to provide care and support to those in need. Starting Monday, August 2, the AASM will celebrate Member Appreciation Month to say thank you for being a [...]

2021-08-02T14:34:03-05:00August 1st, 2021|Featured, Membership|

Guiding principles for work shift duration published by American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society

Key factors for determining shift length will help manage fatigue-related risks while meeting operational demands DARIEN, IL — The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and Sleep Research Society (SRS) have published evidence-based guiding principles to help employers determine optimal work shift durations for [...]

2021-07-15T18:23:24-05:00July 15th, 2021|Featured, Press Releases|

FDA issues safety communication for PAP recall by Philips

On June 30 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication in response to the voluntary recall by Philips of certain Philips Respironics bi-level positive airway pressure (BPAP), continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), and mechanical ventilator devices due to potential health [...]

2021-07-23T12:14:24-05:00July 7th, 2021|Featured, Industry|

AASM advocates for patients affected by Philips PAP recall

The AASM and several medical societies and patient advocacy organizations submitted a letter on June 22 to the durable medical equipment (DME) Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) requesting support from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for patients affected by the recall of [...]

2021-07-07T22:04:28-05:00June 24th, 2021|Advocacy, Featured|

Philips issues Dreamstation CPAP recall notification

Today Philips issued a recall notification for specific Philips bi-level positive airway pressure (bi-level PAP), continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), and mechanical ventilator devices. The recall is in response to potential health risks related to the sound abatement foam component in these devices. The [...]

2021-07-16T18:11:00-05:00June 14th, 2021|Featured, Industry|