Sleep Solutions Program Receives National Accreditation
Online PR News – 21-March-2014 – Beloit, WI – Beloit Health System and NorthPointe Sleep Solutions program was recently awarded accreditation by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).This distinction shows that Sleep Solutions has demonstrated a commitment to the highest quality of care in the treatment and diagnosis of sleep disorders. Additionally, Dr. Patel received accreditation for Home Sleep Testing from the AASM.
The Sleep Solutions program is directed by Dr. Sushrut Patel, Pulmonologist, who sees patients at Beloit Clinic. Dr. Patel is also Board certified in Sleep Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. The Sleep Solutions program has been active at Beloit Hospital for over 22 years, however recently underwent the additional improvements &qualifications to reach the gold standard in accreditation.
“We see patients for many types of sleep disorders, some of which can be very detrimental to their health,” states Dr. Patel. “After a thorough evaluation, we recommend some patients have the overnight sleep study, while others can be treated without this step.” Overnight sleep studies are generally performed at the NorthPointe facility. “We have also received full accreditation to perform Home Sleep Testing in selected cases, from the AASM”.
Sleep disorders can impact your life in many ways, affecting not only your health, but your energy levels, work performance, social life and relationships. Sleep Solutions has a highly trained staff who focus on delivering the best care to patients with sleep disorders.
Types of sleep disorders that can be evaluated include Narcolepsy (uncontrollable daytime sleeping), Parasomnias (abnormal sleep activity and behaviors such as sleep walking), Restless leg syndrome (movement disorder with urges to move the legs in the evening and during sleep), Obstructive sleep apnea (disorder that causes you to stop breathing during your sleep), Insomnia (difficulty maintaining sleep) and others.
For more information on diagnosing sleep concerns, please call Dr. Patel’s office at 608-364-2240 or the Sleep Solutions office at 608-364-5481 or 815-525-4810.