ARES had a 0.96 correlation with PSG when recorded concurrently and 0.88 for in-home ARES vs. PSG. ARES demonstrated a sensitivity of 97.4 and a specificity of 85.6 in 284 subjects with data acquired concurrently with PSG, and a sensitivity of 91.5 and a specificity of 85.7 in 187 subjects when comparing in-home recordings to PSG. 32 of 35 of the in-home misclassifications were attributed to differences in the percent time supine. Twenty-percent of the subjects included in this study were healthy controls. The failure rate for the in-home comparisons was only 2%
Description and validation of the apnea risk evaluation system: a novel method to diagnose sleep apnea-hypopnea in the home
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