Sleep Wellness Center at Brandywine Hospital Receives Program Accreditation
Sleep Wellness Center at Brandywine Hospital - Tower Health in Coatesville, Pa., recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
"The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Sleep Wellness Center at Brandywine Hospital on meeting the high standards required to earn accreditation as a sleep disorders center," said Dr. Douglas Kirsch, AASM president. "Sleep Wellness Center at Brandywine Hospital is an important resource to the local medical community and will provide academic and scientific value in addition to the highest quality care for patients suffering from sleep disorders."
To receive accreditation for a five-year period, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM. These standards address core areas such as personnel, facility and equipment, policies and procedures, data acquisition, patient care, and quality assurance. Additionally, the sleep center's goals must be clearly stated and include plans for positively affecting the quality of medical care in the community it serves.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited a sleep disorders center for the first time in 1977. Today there are more than 2,600 AASM-accredited sleep centers across the country.
The Sleep Wellness Center at Brandywine Hospitalis directed by Robert O. Satriale, MD, FAASM, and is located at 201 Reeceville Road. Brandywine Hospital's Sleep Wellness Center helps people to manage or end their disruptive sleep behaviors. Board-certified sleep medicine experts specialize in the assessment of respiratory and non-respiratory sleep disorders in adults including insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, Restless Legs Syndrome, periodic limb movement disorder, snoring and parasomnias.
To schedule an appointment at the Sleep Wellness Center, please call 1-855-633-6813.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is a professional medical society for clinicians, researchers, and other health care providers in the field of sleep medicine. As the national accrediting body for sleep disorders centers, the AASM improves sleep health and promotes high quality, patient-centered care through advocacy, education, strategic research, and practice standards.