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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|

Sleep is essential to health: New position statement

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine board of directors has developed a new position statement declaring that sleep is a biological necessity, and insufficient sleep and untreated sleep disorders are detrimental for health, well-being and safety. The statement supports the AASM vision that, "Sleep [...]

2021-06-10T13:24:31-05:00June 10th, 2021|Advocacy, Featured|

Farewell and thank you!

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change,” said Albert Einstein. This past year, the Academy was nimble and responsive to the needs of our members by quickly pivoting in making important decisions. The Academy saw and utilized opportunities in the face of [...]

2021-06-03T20:29:20-05:00June 3rd, 2021|Featured, Thought Leaders|

Prorated dues for 2021 now available

When you become a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), you’ll gain a network of over 8,500 colleagues who share the same passion and challenges that you do. Prorated Membership Dues Pricing as Low as $35 Starting June 1, become a member [...]

2021-06-01T09:01:19-05:00June 1st, 2021|Featured, Membership|