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25 07, 2017

Coding FAQ

2021-03-08T08:33:44-06:00July 25th, 2017|

Coding FAQs Diagnostic Sleep Testing (16) ICD-10 (17) Office Visits (3) Telemedicine (8) Treatment and Management (4) Scope of Practice (2) Dental (2) Diagnostic Sleep Testing  [Return To Top] Home sleep apnea testing (HSAT) [...]

21 07, 2017

Committees

2021-11-16T14:41:15-06:00July 21st, 2017|

2021/2022 Committees and Task Forces The AASM relies on the volunteer efforts of numerous committees and task forces to move forward the mission of the organization. Below is a listing of the sleep medicine committees and task forces with their mandates and [...]

14 03, 2017

Colorado Dental Board to consider dentist’s role in managing sleep apnea

2017-08-11T14:05:26-05:00March 14th, 2017|Advocacy|

The Colorado Dental Board has created a committee comprising members of Colorado’s Dental Board and a member of the Colorado Medical Board to examine the current Dentist and Dental Hygienist Practice Act to determine if these rules and regulations should be revised to allow for more dental involvement in the management of obstructive sleep apnea.

27 01, 2017

Join me at Trends 2017 to discuss the future of sleep medicine

2017-01-27T00:00:00-06:00January 27th, 2017|Thought Leaders|

In less than three weeks, hundreds of sleep medicine clinicians from across the country will gather at Sleep Medicine Trends 2017 to discuss the latest advances in our field and consider future opportunities for growth. There is still time for you to register and join us for this premier event, which will be held at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Phoenix, Arizona.

30 12, 2015

Sleep medicine year in review: View 10 of the top headlines and highlights from 2015

2017-10-03T16:35:37-05:00December 30th, 2015|Professional Development|

The end of 2015 brings to a close an eventful year for the field of sleep medicine that included the introduction by the AASM of new scoring rules, clinical practice guidelines, and a state-of-the-art telemedicine platform that was designed specifically for sleep clinicians. Here is a selection of some of the top headlines and highlights from the past year.

8 08, 2013

Young football players getting bigger, developing higher risk of sleep apnea

2017-08-17T20:35:55-05:00August 8th, 2013|Press Releases|

As high school and college football teams continue practicing for he fall season, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is advising parents, coaches and school administrators that young football players are at increasingly higher risk of sleep apnea. Those with the greatest risk, especially offensive and defensive lineman who are heavier and have larger necks, should be evaluated by a board-certified sleep medicine physician.

13 05, 2011

AASM Congressional Forum on Sleep Medicine is a Success

2011-05-13T00:00:00-05:00May 13th, 2011|Advocacy, Professional Development|

A Washington D.C. forum sponsored by U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL) was attended by Congressional Health Policy staffers. The forum including presentations by sleep experts from the AASM, AADSM and SRS that educated lawmakers and their staff on the importance of effective sleep and the essential role of the sleep medicine and sleep research communities.

25 03, 2011

SLEEP 2011: Spotlight on Discussion Groups and Clinical Workshops

2011-03-25T00:00:00-05:00March 25th, 2011|Professional Development|

SLEEP 2011 discussion groups are forums for informal presentations of a specific topic, which may include conversations on controversial subjects or pro/con discussions and presentations, while clinical workshops may include presentations or discussions of controversial clinical topics or difficult clinical situations that demonstrate the critical thinking process in clinical sleep medicine.

19 06, 2008

SLEEP 2008 Overview

2018-03-13T15:40:46-05:00June 19th, 2008|Professional Development|

More than 5,500 sleep medicine physicians, sleep researchers, sleep technologists and others involved in the sleep field gathered in Baltimore June 9-12, 2008, for the 22nd annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.

1 10, 2021

State of Sleep Medicine Report | 2021, Q3

2021-10-08T09:18:49-05:00October 1st, 2021|State of Sleep Medicine|

The State of Sleep Medicine Report is compiled quarterly by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine as a members only resource. The report contains news highlights and announcements to help members identify current trends and innovations in sleep medicine, recognize important developments in health [...]

10 07, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – July 10, 2021

2021-07-12T09:17:03-05:00July 10th, 2021|Weekly Insider|

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. Philips recall: FDA safety communication The FDA has issued a safety communication in response to the voluntary recall of [...]

7 07, 2021

FDA issues safety communication for PAP recall by Philips

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

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 [...]

7 01, 2021

State of Sleep Medicine Report | 2020, Q4

2021-06-12T17:54:05-05:00January 7th, 2021|State of Sleep Medicine|

The State of Sleep Medicine Report is compiled quarterly by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine as a members only resource. The report contains news highlights and announcements to help members identify current trends and innovations in sleep medicine, recognize important developments in health [...]

27 08, 2020

Considerations for the practice of sleep medicine during COVID-19

2021-03-26T18:50:32-05:00August 27th, 2020|

Considerations for the practice of sleep medicine during COVID-19 Updated Jan. 18, 2021 During the COVID-19 public health emergency, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) advises sleep clinicians to follow the recommendations of the CDC as well as additional policies, guidance and/or [...]

13 03, 2020

COVID-19: FAQs

2021-11-10T22:29:05-06:00March 13th, 2020|

COVID-19: FAQs for Sleep Clinicians The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) COVID-19 Task Force is responding to frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help sleep clinicians and accredited sleep facilities address the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). During the COVID-19 public health [...]

13 09, 2019

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – September 14, 2019

2019-09-17T14:28:10-05:00September 13th, 2019|Weekly Insider|

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. Editorial: Disruption in sleep medicine In the Sept. 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, AASM Immediate [...]

6 09, 2019

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – September 7, 2019

2019-09-10T14:54:39-05:00September 6th, 2019|Weekly Insider|

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. Watch SLEEP 2019 keynote address The full-length keynote address presented in June by Amita Sehgal, PhD, at SLEEP 2019 [...]

24 08, 2019

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – August 24, 2019

2019-08-26T16:37:10-05:00August 24th, 2019|Weekly Insider|

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. ABIM to develop self-paced MOC option This week the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced that it is [...]

17 08, 2019

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – August 17, 2019

2019-08-26T15:30:48-05:00August 17th, 2019|Weekly Insider|

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. NovaSom files for bankruptcy Home sleep apnea test supplier NovaSom Inc. has filed for bankruptcy because insufficient cash flow [...]

9 05, 2019

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – May 11, 2019

2019-05-09T21:43:09-05:00May 9th, 2019|Weekly Insider|

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. Read the Q2 President's Report In Washington, D.C., at the most recent quarterly meeting of the AASM board of [...]

15 11, 2018

Members-Only Resources

2021-08-03T16:23:05-05:00November 15th, 2018|

Members-Only and Free Resources As an AASM member, you have access to a multitude of resources designed to make your job easier. Members are often surprised by how many great services and products are available to them — most available at no [...]