Sleep Medicine Associates at Swedish Medical Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
How do you receive accreditation?
To receive accreditation, a sleep clinic must meet or exceed all standards for professional quality sleep medicine care as designated by the AASM. The AASM accreditation process includes detailed inspections of the clinic’s facility and staff and evaluations of testing procedures and policies, patient safety and follow up, and physician and staff training. In addition, the sleep center must provide clearly stated goals that include plans for positively impacting the quality of sleep medicine care in its local community. The AASM currently accredits more than 1,800 sleep medicine centers across the country.
About the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
The AASM is a professional membership organization that advocates for the recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of sleep disorders. The AASM is the official accrediting body for American sleep medicine clinics and is dedicated to educating professionals and the public about sleep medicine.
Since 1977, the AASM has accredited sleep facilities utilizing the AASM Standards for Accreditation of Sleep Disorders Centers. The continued quality of these requirements has made AASM center accreditation the gold standard by which the medical community and the public evaluate sleep medicine facilities.
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