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Sleep 2016

June 17, 2016

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Neurovirtual attended the SLEEP 2016 show held in Denver, Colorado. We presented our full line of PSG products, which offer the most forward-thinking software package in the industry, with user-friendly tools and the most cost-effective licensure policy available. We took the opportunity to re-introduce ourselves to the greater sleep market as the better choice in today’s environment, which demands greater value. Our devices, software, and support are designed to offer high quality at lower initial and life-time costs, which is in line with the realities of sleep medicine reimbursements today.

SLEEP 2016 was held at the Colorado Convention Center in beautiful Denver, CO. This year’s show hosted over 5,000 attendees, over 90 lecture sessions, and the presentation of over 1,100 research abstracts. A listing of highlights was borrowed form the AASM news archives and presented below:

 

  • The plenary session on Monday morning, June 13, featured the keynote address, “Light, sleep and Clocks: Neuroscience to Therapeutics,” presented by Russell Foster, PhD, who is the director of the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute (SCNi) at the University of Oxford.
  • AASM President-Elect Dr. Ronald Chervin co-chaired the discussion group, “A Crossroads for Sleep Medicine: Challenges, Choices, and Your Input,” on Monday afternoon, June 13.
  • AASM President Dr. Nathaniel Watson presented the invited lecture, “Exploring the Economic Benefits of OSA Diagnosis and Treatment,” on Tuesday morning, June 14.
  • Thomas Scammell presented the Thomas Roth Lecture of Excellence, “The Brain Circuitry of Narcolepsy: Mechanistic and Therapeutic Insights,” on Tuesday afternoon, June 14.
  • On Wednesday, June 15, a discussion group, “Consensus Statement: Recommended Sleep Duration for Healthy Pediatric Populations,” was led by Dr. Shalini Paruthi.
  • The SLEEP 2016 poster presentations were on display from Sunday, June 12 – Tuesday, June 14. Authors were present to discuss their research during the official viewing hours.

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