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Sleep HealthCenters to Sponsor North East Sleep Society 2010

Friday, February 12, 2010 General News J E 4
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BOSTON, Feb. 11 Sleep HealthCenters® will be sponsoring the 2010 North East Sleep Society's (NESS) 24th Annual Conference titled "Promoting WakefulNESS" on March 26th through March 27th at the Marriott Boston-Newton.

Speakers at the two-day event will include Murray Johns, MD, creator of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), which assesses the daytime sleepiness of patients, and Meir Kryger, MD, Director of Sleep Medicine Research and Education at Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford, Connecticut. Nancy A. Collop, MD, Medical Director of the Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center, will present the keynote address, "Challenges to the Current Practice of Sleep Medicine."

"We are looking forward to another successful NESS event," states Lawrence J. Epstein, MD, Program Director for NESS 2010 and Chief Medical Officer for Sleep HealthCenters.( )"We believe NESS provides a balance of clinical, theoretical, and business information through relevant speakers and presentations making it a worthwhile event for those who want to broaden their knowledge of sleep."

Founded in 1985, the North East Sleep Society (NESS) is a non-profit educational organization designed to meet the educational needs of those involved in the care of patients with sleep disorders. The annual meeting is designed to foster regional networking as well as offer an opportunity for participants to present the latest innovations in the study of sleep disorders in a relaxed, less formal setting.

Sleep HealthCenters is a network of sleep medicine specialty centers and the largest provider of such services in New England. As sponsor of the annual event, Sleep HealthCenters will develop the program content as well as manage the details of the event itself.

"Sleep HealthCenters academic affiliations represent the gold standard of comprehensive sleep service and will provide a quality experience for this years' NESS attendees," states Joseph Roy, RPSGT, RRT and president of NESS.

Sleep HealthCenters provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, including physician consults, special equipment for OSA patients, such as CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) devices, patient monitoring, patient education, and follow-up care. Comprehensive, diagnostic sleep studies are conducted in state-of-the-art diagnostic bedrooms.

For more information on attending, sponsoring, or exhibiting at NESS, contact Jill Nash at Sleep HealthCenters at 781-340-3336.

SOURCE Sleep HealthCenters
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