As portable monitoring becomes widely utilized in the practice of sleep medicine, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine is offering numerous educational programs that discuss the clinical, regulatory, research and economic aspects. Portable Monitoring: Different Perspectives, is a series of four webinars designed for sleep medicine specialists looking for a more in-depth overview of issues related to portable monitoring.

The fourth webinar in the series, Portable Monitoring: The Economic Impact with Phillip Becker, MD, is October 22, 2008, at 12:00 p.m. CT. Dr. Becker will review the limited literature on the economic impact of portable monitoring, and will discuss reimbursement issues related to portable monitoring, including reimbursement by Medicare and private payers. Also, the interactive webinar will provide strategies for maximizing return when integrating portable monitoring into a large sleep medicine practice.

Click here to register and for more information about each webinar in the Portable Monitoring: Different Perspectives series.