Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – November 9, 2019

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. Renew early for a chance to win! Continue your participation in the AASM’s vibrant and growing community of sleep professionals in 2020. Renew early to be entered in three drawings [...] The post Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – November 9, 2019 appeared first on American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers.

Sleep medicine match connects nearly 150 physicians with a fellowship training program

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates the 148 physicians who matched with a fellowship training program through the sleep medicine match on Oct. 30, which was “Match Day” for the 2020 appointment year. The completion of a one-year sleep medicine fellowship is a requirement to be eligible for the sleep medicine board-certification exam. The [...] The post Sleep medicine match connects nearly 150 physicians with a fellowship training program appeared first on American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers.

New survey: 88% of US adults lose sleep due to binge-watching

DARIEN, IL — According to a new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), U.S. adults rank sleep as their second most important priority, following family. However, data show that Americans are often limiting their opportunities to get enough healthy sleep. A primary culprit of sleep restriction? Binge-watching. In the AASM survey, a [...] The post New survey: 88% of US adults lose sleep due to binge-watching appeared first on American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers.

We need to know more about you

You can help us build a strong community that represents the interests and needs of our entire membership. Please take one minute to complete your member profile by answering the new Diversity and Inclusion Data Collection questions. To complete your member profile: Log in to your AASM account at my.aasm.org Select “Edit Profile” Answer the [...] The post We need to know more about you appeared first on American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers.

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – November 2, 2019

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. Renew early for a chance to win! Continue your participation in the AASM’s vibrant and growing community of sleep professionals in 2020. Renew early to be entered in three drawings [...] The post Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – November 2, 2019 appeared first on American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers.

Too many Americans admit to driving while drowsy

DARIEN, IL – Have you ever found yourself falling asleep behind the wheel? Unfortunately, you are not alone. A new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine found that 45% of adults have struggled to stay awake while driving. Drowsy driving is a serious public health concern. Each year in the U.S., drowsy driving [...] The post Too many Americans admit to driving while drowsy appeared first on American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers.

When daylight saving time ends, 41% plan to ‘fall back’ to sleep

DARIEN, IL – What will you do with an extra hour when daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3? Forty-one percent of adults indicated that they will fall back to sleep, according to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. For anyone who is chronically sleep-deprived, one hour [...] The post When daylight saving time ends, 41% plan to ‘fall back’ to sleep appeared first on American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers.

AASM seeks nominees for 2020 – 2021 Nominating Committee

The AASM invites qualified members to nominate themselves to be considered for a position that will be opening in 2020 on the AASM Nominating Committee. There will be at least one opening for a two-year term as an at-large member of the Nominating Committee, which is responsible for evaluating applications and recommending candidates for the [...] The post AASM seeks nominees for 2020 – 2021 Nominating Committee appeared first on American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers.

AASM seeks nominees for 2020 – 2021 Board of Directors

The AASM invites qualified members to nominate themselves to be considered for positions that will be opening in 2020 on the AASM Board of Directors. There will be a minimum of two openings for a three-year term as an at-large member of the Board of Directors. Directors are eligible for re-election for no more than [...] The post AASM seeks nominees for 2020 – 2021 Board of Directors appeared first on American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers.

DME Medicare Administrative Contractors clarify sleep study scoring requirements

Two durable medical equipment (DME) Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) — CGS Administrators, LLC and Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC — have released "Dear Physician Letters" to highlight requirements for sleep study scoring. Per the MACs, adhering to the information provided in the letters will allow you to ensure that you are documenting and sharing the correct [...] The post DME Medicare Administrative Contractors clarify sleep study scoring requirements appeared first on American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers.