LRH Sleep Center Receives AASM Accreditation
January 1, 2020
Littleton, NH - Littleton Regional Healthcare North Country Sleep Center received accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
In order 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. The standards include personnel, facility, equipment, policies and procedures, patient care and quality assurance. The sleep center's overall goals must be clearly stated and include plans for positively affecting the quality of medical care in the region we serve.
Littleton Regional Healthcare Sleep Center is directed by Irving Smith, MD and is located at LRH in Littleton, NH.
LRH's Sleep Center is an important resource to the region and provides the highest quality care for patients suffering from sleep disorders.
"We're very pleased to have earned this accreditation. We offer the highest quality care for our patients and it is great to be recognized for that. We look forward to helping our patients sleep better and improve their overall health with better sleep," said Dr. Irving Smith, Medical Director.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited a sleep disorders center for the first time in 1977. Today there are more than 2,500 AASM-accredited sleep centers across the country.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is a professional medical society for clinicians, researchers, and other health care providers in the field of sleep medicine. As the national accrediting body for sleep disorders centers, the AASM is dedicated to setting standards and promoting excellence in sleep medicine health care, education and research.