Oct. 23, 2009
(320) 251-2700, ext. 74980
St. Cloud Hospital Sleep Center is reaccredited
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – he St. Cloud Hospital Sleep Center recently has received a five-year reaccreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
To receive a five-year accreditation, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM. The accreditation process involves detailed inspection of a center’s facility and staff, including evaluation of testing procedures, patient contacts, and physician and staff training. Additionally, the facility’s goals must clearly be stated and include plans for positively affecting the quality of medical care in the community.
The St. Cloud Hospital Sleep Center was the first in Central Minnesota to be nationally accredited by the AASM with multi-specialties including ear, nose and throat, pulmonary and neurology. In addition to adhering to the highest standards of care, it also provides:
board-certified physicians and registered technologists;
one of the largest sleep centers in Minnesota with eight beds;
testing for adults, adolescents and children (age 5+);
two beds dedicated to pediatric testing;
comfortable rooms offering a full-size (Sleep Number™) bed, private bathroom, television and many amenities similar to a hotel room;
a family suite to accommodate a spouse or parent;
continental breakfast for patients;
state-of-the-art facility using the latest technology;
psychology services for sleep-related disorders.
Sleep disorders commonly tested for include:
excessive daytime sleepiness
obstructive sleep apnea
restless legs syndrome
REM behavior disorders
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