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25 02, 2016

AASM voices support for telemedicine expansion bill

2017-10-02T20:21:40-05:00February 25th, 2016|Advocacy|

This week the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) distributed a letter of support formally endorsing Senate Bill 2484, the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act.

19 01, 2016

Public launch of new telemedicine system AASM SleepTM innovates sleep medicine

2017-10-02T20:47:00-05:00January 19th, 2016|Press Releases|

Today the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) officially launched AASM SleepTM, a new state-of-the-art telemedicine platform that will dramatically increase patient access to the expertise of board-certified sleep medicine physicians and accredited sleep centers. By eliminating the barriers of regional boundaries and travel times, AASM SleepTM will ensure that all patients have access to high quality sleep health care, regardless of where they live. 

7 01, 2016

New AASM seminar: Expanding Your Sleep Practice through Telemedicine and Integrated Care

2016-01-07T00:00:00-06:00January 7th, 2016|Professional Development|

All-new for 2016, this half-day seminar will provide attendees with the tools necessary to expand and elevate their sleep practices through the use of telemedicine and an integrated care model. This seminar will be offered 7 times in 2016: Feb. 5, March 10, March 11, April 7, April 8, May 9 and May 10. Each seminar is limited to 20 attendees, so register today!

10 12, 2015

AASM Sleep Telemedicine Webchat is today at 6 p.m. EST

2015-12-10T00:00:00-06:00December 10th, 2015|Professional Development|

American Academy of Sleep Medicine President Dr. Nathaniel Watson and AASM member Dr. Jaspal Singh will discuss the importance of telemedicine for the sleep field during an AASM Sleep Telemedicine Webchat on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 at 6 p.m. EST. You can help shape the discussion by submitting your questions.

1 12, 2015

New telemedicine system AASM SleepTM expands patient access to sleep care

2015-12-01T00:00:00-06:00December 1st, 2015|Press Releases|

Today the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) announced that sleep medicine practices nationwide now can sign up for AASM SleepTM, formerly Tell A Sleep Doc, a new state-of-the-art telemedicine platform that will dramatically increase patient access to high quality health care provided by board-certified sleep medicine physicians and accredited sleep centers.

27 06, 2013

USDA announces 2013 telemedicine grant

2013-06-27T00:00:00-05:00June 27th, 2013|Advocacy|

The AASM is committed to educating members on opportunities in telemedicine.  In the next few weeks, The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin accepting grant applications for the Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Program.

13 02, 2013

Share your success in telemedicine – submit your suggestions to the AASM

2013-02-13T00:00:00-06:00February 13th, 2013|Clinical Resources|

The AASM has long been committed to educating members on future sleep care trends. The AASM is currently gathering information on state and federal laws and reimbursement policies for telemedicine services. The objective is to provide our members information on how to integrate telemedicine in a sleep practice. The AASM would also like to hear from our members who have a successful telemedicine program and willing to share your success with your colleagues.

18 09, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – September 18, 2021

2021-09-17T16:47:45-05:00September 18th, 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. AASM responds to CMS proposed fee schedule The AASM submitted a comment letter to CMS in response to the [...]

11 09, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – September 11, 2021

2021-09-13T09:15:53-05:00September 11th, 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. DreamStation 2 clinical support info Philips has posted online resources that sleep clinicians can use to help patients with [...]

4 09, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – September 4, 2021

2021-09-04T17:13:43-05:00September 4th, 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. FDA authorizes Philips repair plan This week Philips announced that it has received FDA authorization FDA to “rework” the [...]

21 08, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – August 21, 2021

2021-08-21T15:25:32-05:00August 21st, 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: Temporary PAP devices A July 16 FAQ posted by the DME MACs indicates that DME suppliers can [...]

17 08, 2021

MaskFit AR

2021-08-31T10:30:06-05:00August 17th, 2021|Sleep Technology Assessment|

Summary Using a proprietary AI algorithm, MaskFit AR uses multiple data sources to suggest optimum patient masks. Data sources appear to include: mask measurements from many different mask vendors, 2D or 3D patient facial measurements obtained from the patient’s home phone/tablet camera, previous patient [...]

3 08, 2021

Patient Evaluation Templates

2021-08-04T15:57:29-05:00August 3rd, 2021|

Patient Evaluation Templates The AASM developed patient evaluation templates that can be incorporated in telemedicine platforms and electronic health records (EHRs). Telemedicine Template: Adult Comprehensive Sleep Evaluation Telemedicine Template: Follow up visit for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Telemedicine Template: Pediatric [...]

31 07, 2021

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – July 31, 2021

2021-07-31T18:43:43-05:00July 31st, 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. FAQs from FDA about Philips recall The FDA has posted responses to several patient-centered questions about the Philips recall [...]

20 04, 2021

Adopt a growth mindset to better embrace change

2021-04-20T17:02:18-05:00April 20th, 2021|Montage|

Jill Klein is a professor of marketing at the Melbourne Business School in Melbourne, Australia, and a professorial fellow at the Melbourne Medical School. She earned a doctorate in social psychology from the University of Michigan. A keynote speaker for Sleep Medicine Disruptors 2021, [...]