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Cass Regional Medical Center Sleep Lab Achieves Accreditation with ACHC

August 31, 2017

Cass Regional Medical Center proudly announces its approval of accreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the services of its Sleep Lab.

Achieving accreditation is a process where healthcare organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care.

ACHC is a not-for-profit organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. ACHC is ISO 9001:2008 certified and has CMS Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice and DMEPOS.

Cass Regional Medical Center's Sleep Lab is used to evaluate, diagnose and treat sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a medical disorder that causes a person to stop breathing for periods of time during the night and can be linked to other serious health problems such as high blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, stroke, and/or depression/anxiety. Other sleep disorders can include restless leg syndrome (RLS), periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) and narcolepsy, all of which can affect a person’s health. Most sleep disorders can be successfully treated or controlled once properly diagnosed. 

The Cass Regional Sleep Lab is committed to helping you with your sleep needs. Of the estimated 22 million Americans suffering from sleep apnea, approximately 80% of individuals with moderate to severe sleep apnea are undiagnosed,” said Travis Schlenger, RPSGT, RST. “If you feel you have a sleep disorder, talk to your doctor or call the Sleep Lab for further information.”

For more information, please visit www.cassregional.org, or contact the Sleep Lab coordinator, at (816) 380-5888, extension 4180.

 

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