Assessment of obstructive sleep apnea risk and severity in truck drivers

The sensitivity and specificity of the ARES Screener in predicting who will have an AHI > 5 was 0.94 and 0.79 in 850 subjects. 77% of the transportation workers predicted by ARES Questionnaire to have severe OSA had an AHI > 20 Assessment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk and Severity in Truck drivers validation of a screening questionnaire.

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SleepMed acquires Novasom’s activity

SleepMed, one of the largest operators of sleep labs in the United States, has acquired Novasom’s assets, a leading provider of Home Sleep Testing (HST). Each service will continue to operate and the teams will work together to deliver the best care experience. Please follow this link to read the press release

Drowsy Drivers Cause More Accidents Than You Think!

Detecting drowsiness following a vehicle crash is difficult, which makes drowsy driving an underreported traffic safety issue. New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety provides an unprecedented analysis of in-vehicle dashcam video from more than 700 crashes—and the study found the percentage of crashes involving drowsiness to be nearly 8 times higher than federal estimates indicate