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North Country Sleep Center at LRH Receives Program Accreditation

February 23, 2015

LITTLETON, NH - Littleton Regional Healthcare's North Country Sleep Center recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

Back row left to right: Kristina Batchelder, Medical Secretary; Teresa Green, MD, Sleep Specialist/Medical Director; Waverly Green, MD, FCCP Pulmonary and Sleep Specialist; Jody Ramsay, RPSGT, RST Practice Manager
Front row left to right: Keith Libby, CMA/Sleep Technologist; Abbey Beisiegel, CMA
Not present for picture: Logan Proctor, RPSGT

To receive accreditation for a five-year period, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM. These standards address core areas such as personnel, facility and equipment, policies and procedures, data acquisition, patient care, and quality assurance. Additionally, the sleep center's goals must be clearly stated and include plans for positively affecting the quality of medical care in the community it serves.

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited a sleep disorders center for the first time in 1977. Today there are more than 2,600 AASM-accredited sleep centers across the country.

North Country Sleep Center is directed by Teresa Green, MD., and is located at Littleton Regional Healthcare, 600 St. Johnsbury Road in Littleton. For more information about the services provided at North Country Sleep Center call (603) 259-7787.

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