Sleep program accredited in Menomonie

August 10, 2016

MENOMONIE, Wis. — The Center for Sleep Medicine at Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar in Menomonie recently received five-year accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The center was recognized for its commitment to regulations and new advancements to ensure that sleep center patients receive the highest quality of care.

“Seeking and achieving accreditation demonstrates our team’s commitment to providing the highest quality care in the treatment and diagnosis of sleep disorders,” says Timothy Young, M.D., co-chair, Center for Sleep Medicine.  “Every member of the team is focused on meeting the needs of the patient first. The accreditation process aligns with this goal and helps us provide expert care to patients with sleep disorders.”

The accreditation process involved detailed inspection of facilities and employees, including an evaluation of testing procedures, patient contacts and physician training. Also, department goals must be clearly stated and include plans for positively affecting the quality of care in the community.

The Center for Sleep Medicine cares for patients with the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, excessive daytime sleepiness, insomnia and restless leg syndrome. In northwest Wisconsin, Mayo Clinic Health System offers sleep centers in Eau Claire and Menomonie, and sleep labs in Barron, Bloomer and Osseo.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call the Center for Sleep Medicine at 715-233-7777.

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Mayo Clinic Health System consists of clinics, hospitals and other facilities that serve the health care needs of people in more than 60 communities in Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The community-based providers, paired with the resources and expertise of Mayo Clinic, enable patients in the region to receive the highest-quality health care close to home.

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