AASM publishes new position paper supporting use of telemedicine by sleep specialists

A new position paper published by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in the Oct. 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine supports telemedicine as a means of advancing patient health by improving access to the expertise of board-certified sleep medicine specialists. Developed by the AASM Task Force on Sleep Telemedicine and approved by the AASM board of directors, the paper presents recommendations for sleep specialists to consider when integrating sleep telemedicine into their practice. It also provides an overview of the salient issues involved, including clinical considerations, quality assurance, and ethical and legal considerations.Read JCSM Article Here