A completely updated, revised and redesigned edition of the popular Sleep Center Management manual is now available from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

An essential guide for medical directors and those interested in establishing a sleep center or laboratory, the manual gives a comprehensive overview of start-up considerations, reimbursement, clinical protocols and issues related to personnel and patients. Also included are model policies, sample forms and other resources that illustrate the manual’s content.

Order your copy online at https://learn.aasm.org/Public/Catalog/Home.aspx.

For a more in-depth education about issues related to business practices of sleep centers, make plans to attend Management of a Sleep Disorders Center: Administrative, Legal & Health Policy Practices February 8 – 10, 2008, in Clearwater, Fla.

The course addresses issues pertinent to the opening and operating of free-standing and hospital-based sleep disorders centers, presents new information essential to the operation of a sleep disorders center, provides perspectives on recruitment and retention of allied health staff, and reviews legislative and regulatory issues that affect practice.

Log on to https://aasm.org/events/ to download the course brochure and register.