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Adherence to sleep apnea treatment affects risk of hospital readmission

DARIEN, IL – A study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) suggests that non-adherence to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is significantly associated with increased 30-day hospital readmissions. Results show that non-adherent patients were three times more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days for any cause (adjusted odds ratio […]

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President Trump signs the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 into law

President Trump recently signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, a spending package that significantly impacts health care and marked the end of an hours-long federal shutdown. The federal government will be funded according to the spending Act until March 23. The new legislation raises 2018 and 2019 budget caps for defense and […]

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Submit a late-breaking abstract for SLEEP 2018

The Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS) is now accepting late-breaking abstract submissions for presentation at SLEEP 2018 in Baltimore this June. Late-breaking abstracts include high quality, emerging data found between December 2017 and March 2018. Submissions will be accepted through Monday, March 12, 2018. Up to four late-breaking abstracts will be selected by a peer-review process […]

Volunteer to serve on an AASM standing committee

Expand your professional knowledge, network with colleagues and contribute to the sleep medicine field by volunteering to serve on an AASM standing committee. A diverse slate of committees enables you to engage your professional interests within the AASM. Service as a committee member is a one-year appointment with a maximum of a three-year consecutive term, […]

AASM invites public comment on draft actigraphy guideline

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is inviting public comment on drafts of a clinical practice guideline on the use of actigraphy for the evaluation of sleep disorders and circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders, and accompanying systematic review. The public comment period is open for 2 weeks beginning Friday, February 16, and ending Friday, March […]

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