The American Sleep Apnea Association Announces Groundbreaking Conference Addressing Economic Impact of Sleep Apnea

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Financial and Clinical Implication of Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea Has Both Financial and Clinical Implications

This conference is the first to provide the detailed evidence employers and health plans need to understand the implications of Sleep Apnea is the workplace.

The American Sleep Apnea Association, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting awareness and effective solutions for Sleep Apnea, is pleased to announce The Economic and Clinical Impact of Sleep Apnea – A Solutions Conference for Employers and Health Plans. Taking place on October 25, 2012 at the Sheraton City Centre in Baltimore, MD, this conference is the third in a series focused on Sleep Apnea in the workplace; providing decision makers access to data-driven solutions for addressing Sleep Apnea among their employees and enrollees.

“This conference is the first to provide the detailed evidence employers and health plans need to understand the health and financial implications of Sleep Apnea in the workplace,” stated Edward Grandi, Executive Director, American Sleep Apnea Association. “The solutions and best practices presented deliver the data analytics required for effective decision making.”

The multi-track event, pre-event networking and extensive exhibit hall offer a number of opportunities to interact with solution experts, including title sponsors ResMed and FusionHealth. Presentations address the vital topics of:

  •     The impact of Sleep Apnea on health
  •     Financial impact and risk implications of Sleep Apnea in the workplace
  •     Evidence-based best practices in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and compliance
  •     Business case for investing in a Sleep Apnea program
  •     Driving Sleep Apnea program success to achieve positive health and financial outcomes

The target audience for the conference is self-insured employers and those involved with health insurance underwriting, benefit design, and utilization review in the private market and government plans.

Information about the conference is available at http://www.sasw2012.org.

About American Sleep Apnea Association
The American Sleep Apnea Association, founded in 1990, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes awareness of Sleep Apnea, works for continuing improvements in treatments for this serious disease, and advocates for the interests of sleep apnea patients. Our mission is simple: The American Sleep Apnea Association is dedicated to reducing injury, disability, and death from Sleep Apnea and to enhancing the well-being of those affected by this common disorder. The ASAA promotes education and awareness, the ASAA A.W.A.K.E. Network of voluntary mutual support groups, research, and continuous improvement of care.
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American Sleep Apnea Association
Edward Grandi, 1-888-293-3650
egrandi (at) sleepapnea (dot) org

About ResMed
ResMed is a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment for treating, diagnosing, and managing sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory disorders. The company is dedicated to developing innovative products to improve the lives of those who suffer from these conditions and to increasing awareness among patients and healthcare professionals of the potentially serious health consequences of untreated sleep-disordered breathing. For more information, please see http://www.healthysleep.com.
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RESMED
Constance Bienfait, 1-858-836-5971
Constance.Bienfait (at) resmed (dot) com

About FusionHealth
FusionHealth® specializes in innovative healthcare technology and care management solutions for companies and health plans seeking to reduce health-related costs linked to workplace fatigue and employee sleep disorders. FusionHealth’s groundbreaking i.AIM™ platform coupled with a unique process to Analyze, Intervene and Manage sleep disorders impacts up to 30% of health-related costs for employees under treatment. For more information, please see http://www.fusionhealth.com.
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FusionHealth
Jennifer Lindskoog, 1-888-505-0820
jlindskoog (at) fusionhealth (dot) com

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