United Sleep Diagnostics Acquired By Continuecare Corp.

Continucare Corporation has geared up its expansion campaign in to the sleep disorder treatment domain and acquired United Sleep Diagnostics.

The deal gives Seredor Corp., a subsidiary of the Miami-based company , three stand-alone testing facilities and six sleep centers at South Florida hospitals. United Sleep Diagnostics’ website lists locations in Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Hialeah, Boynton Beach, Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale. Read the rest of this entry

A New Sleep Clinic At Prince Edward Island Soon

Prince Edward Island is planning to develop a sleep clinic as part of the new ambulatory care centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown in order to enhance services for people suffering from sleep disorders.

The province is overdue for a sleep clinic as about 10 per cent of his patients suffer from sleep disorders, though many do not know it.

Sleep disorders can lead to irritability, anxiety and depression, as well as diabetes, heart disease and strokes. Read the rest of this entry

Fundraiser Helps New Sleep Study Center

Glenn County’s biggest fundraiser of the year attracted more than 300 people and raised money for a new sleep study center slated for Glenn Medical Center.

Money from the seventh annual Splendor in the Valley, presented by the Glenn Medical Foundation, will go toward equipment, beds and other needs in a sleep study clinic that should open shortly after the first of the year, according to officials.

The sleep study program is under the direction of staff neurologist Matthew Merliss, and will use the latest technology to assess patients. Read the rest of this entry

Sleep Study Lab Expands to Bay City

A new medical facility in Bay City is aiming to help patients count sheep all night long.

A Sound Asleep Sleep Diagnostic Lab opened its services on Washington Avenue in addition to its Sound Asleep labs in Saginaw, Midland and Standish.

The facility, which also will house Children’s Medical Group of Saginaw Bay, is between 10th and 11th streets, near City Hall and the site planned for the new Dow Bay Area Family Y.

The facilities have conducted more than 6,500 sleep studies, which are tests that watch what happens to a person’s body during sleep. The studies are done to find out what is causing sleep problems, such as sleep apnea, insomnia and others.

Graymark Healthcare Will Focus Sleep Apnea Business

Graymark Healthcare Inc has entered in to an agreement with Walgreen Co to acquire substantially all of the assets of ApothecaryRx, the independent pharmacy division of Graymark Healthcare.

“The divestiture of our pharmacy division will allow us to put full focus on our sleep apnea business and to continue to grow that segment both organically and through acquisitions,” said Stanton Nelson, chairman and CEO of Graymark Healthcare. “Rapid growth in the sleep segment, strong margins, and the lack of a definitive market leader in the sleep apnea space make this a very desirable area for our focus and investment.”

The transaction is subject to customary regulatory conditions and would include all 18 ApothecaryRx stores located in five states. The parties anticipate that the transaction will close in the fourth quarter of calendar year 2010

Elkhart General Hospital Home Medical Equipment, 225 E. Jackson Blvd., is offering a free CPAP/BiPAP Clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21.

Take the opportunity to ensure your sleep apnea equipment is working efficiently and effectively with one-on-one service from respiratory specialists.

To make an appointment, call 574-523-3100 or toll-free at 888-517-3100. Walk-ins are welcome on a space available basis.

Home Sleep Apnea Testing:Exapanding Horizon With Partnership

SleepApneaDisorder/[Press Release]/- BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 15 / — Watermark Medical, Inc., a privately-held, medical products and services company servicing the sleep-disordered breathing market, has expanded the market reach of its Web-enabled in-home sleep apnea testing device through strategic alliances with three leading sleep solution providers in the U.S. and Canada.

The new partners are SleepQuest, a national provider of comprehensive sleep apnea services; Sleep Optima, which provides sleep apnea services through a growing network of dentists; and The Snore Shop, which offers sleep apnea services. Based on Watermark Medical’s expertise and credibility in the in-home testing market, these companies chose to use the Watermark ARES™ in three distinct types of practice settings, demonstrating the versatility of the Watermark device. Read the rest of this entry

Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea : Video

Identifying Symptoms of Sleep Apnea in Children

SleepApneaDisorder/[Press Release]/-The Ultimate Stop Snoring Solution is a new anti-snoring device that enables a quiet night of refreshing sleep. Each set is customized based on jaw position, breathing habits, teeth grinding habits and TMJ issues, ensuring a comfortable night’s sleep. These unique dentist-invented adjustable devices move the jaw forward in small increments to stop snoring and are now available without a prescription at http://www.UltimateStopSnoringSolution.com Read the rest of this entry

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