Telemedicine Video Library
These videos from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) will help equip you to integrate telemedicine in your sleep practice. Learn from the expertise of sleep medicine clinicians who share tips and instructions on how to use telemedicine to provide high quality care for patients who have problems with sleep and daytime alertness. Learn more from the AASM about telemedicine and telemedicine codes.
A Fireside Chat on Telemedicine
Members of the AASM Telemedicine Presidential Committee discuss telemedicine implementation as the field navigates through the COVID-19 public health emergency. Topics discussed during this two-part webcast include: how to start telemedicine, patient readiness for telemedicine (location, orientation, consent), prescribing controlled substances, malpractice insurance, and eventual resumption of in-person visits after telemedicine.
Host: Barry Fields, MD
Panelists: Innessa Donskoy, MD; Dennis Kelley, APRN; William Martin, PsyD; Matthew Troester, DO; Christine Won, MD
Part 1: Getting started
In Part 1 of the Fireside Chat on Telemedicine, Dr. Fields and the panelists answer a series of questions to help you understand how to get started with telemedicine. (43 minutes | November 2020)
Part 2: Billing, privacy, licensing, and much more
In Part 2 of the Fireside Chat on Telemedicine, Dr. Fields and the panelists answer a series of questions to help you understand a variety of issues related to telemedicine implementation. (44 minutes | November 2020)
In continuing the Fireside Chat series, Committee members discuss specific case studies, as included in the Telemedicine Implementation Guide.
Case 1: Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Case 5: Insomnia
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Case 6: Hypersomnolence and Regulated Prescriptions
Introducing Telemedicine into Your Sleep Practice
AASM Past President Dr. Lawrence Epstein and attorney Lisa Mazur discuss the implementation of telemedicine in the practice of sleep medicine, resources for setting up a telemedicine service, legal and regulatory issues, and how COVID-19 is changing the landscape. (47 minutes | March 2020)