Office of Inspector General of the US Department of Health and Human Services rejects a request for waiver of the Stark Law to permit sleep specialists to dispense Medicare CPAP to their patients.
This course is developed specifically for nurse practitioners and physician assistants to integrate their skills into a sleep medicine practice.
Sleep Health & Safety 2013 examines sleep from both clinical and public health perspectives.
Ventus Medical has launched its non-invasive treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, Provent Sleep Apnea Therapy, into Canada.
SomnoMed Inc has completed a successful initial release of its next generation sleep apnea device, SomnoDent G2, in North America.
Respire Medical continues to find growth in the fabrication of oral appliances used in the dental treatment of snoring and sleep apnea.
Respicardia, a developer of implantable therapies to improve respiratory health, has appointed world-renowned cardiologist, Dr William T. Abraham, and seasoned medical device industry executive, Scott R. Ward, to its Board of Directors.
The second version release has been enhanced to more efficiently screen, electronically refer, and statistically track patients with sleep disorders in a primary care practice.
Physician income increased modestly in 2012, with slightly higher percentages of doctors reporting incomes in the highest brackets.
Patients with moderate to severe OSA taking phentermine and topiramate extended-release capsules achieved significant improvements in key measures of OSA and cardiovascular risk factors.