Navigation Links
Sleep Medicine Associates Opens New Doors at Swedish - Cherry Hill Campus
Date:3/4/2008

Spring Forward - it's National Sleep Awareness Week

SEATTLE, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sleep Medicine physician and providers at Swedish Medical Center have transitioned into private practice and adopted a new name -- Sleep Medicine Associates. The new medical group, founded by Dr. Ralph Pascualy, longtime medical director of the Swedish Sleep Medicine Institute, will initially operate two centers in the area (Seattle - Cherry Hill and Issaquah) with plans to open several new facilities throughout the region. In addition, the group will provide professional services for the Northwest Hospital Sleep Center, located on the Northwest Hospital & Medical Center campus. Cooperating closely with Swedish and Northwest Hospital, Sleep Medicine Associates is dedicated to offering unparalleled regional access to sleep medicine diagnosis and treatment.

Nearly 50 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep problems and disorders. "Identifying and treating a sleep disorder can cause a dramatic improvement in one's overall health, safety, relationships and performance

-- at work, school and in athletics," said Dr. Ralph Pascualy, director. "Our commitment at Sleep Medicine Associates is to work within the healthcare system to help inform, educate and assist adult and pediatric patients on how to achieve healthy sleep as a way to improve one's quality of life."

The newly updated centers will be located on Level "A" of the James Tower - Cherry Hill Swedish Campus and at the Issaquah Swedish Campus. The Northwest Hospital Sleep Center, a brand-new facility, will be located in the McMurray Building on the Northwest Hospital campus. With this move, Sleep Medicine Associates will continue to diagnose and treat the full range of sleep disorders including insomnia, sleep apnea and restless legs with a special interest in diagnosing and treating pediatric patients.

Today's announcement coincides with National Sleep Awareness Week -- March 3rd-9th which ends with daylight savings time. According to this year's Sleep in America Poll released today by the National Sleep Foundation and Sleep Medicine Associates, working too much or sleeping too little takes a serious toll on people's professional and personal lives. The poll finds:
-- 29 percent of those polled fell asleep or became very sleepy at work in

the past month;

-- 36 percent have nodded off or fallen asleep while driving

-- 20 percent have sex less often or have lost interest in sex because

they are too sleepy

-- 14 percent have missed family events, work functions and leisure

activities in the past month due to sleepiness

For more information about adult or pediatric sleep disorders and treatment, the Sleep in America Poll findings, tips on how to adjust to daylight savings time, or to schedule an interview with Dr. Ralph Pascualy, please contact Julie Burke at 206.447.5574.

About Sleep Medicine Associates

Sleep Medicine Associates is a private practice medical group that diagnoses and treats the full range of adult and pediatric sleep disorders. Its locally trusted experience and nationally recognized excellence make Sleep Medicine Associates the most trusted sleep specialists in the Puget Sound. Visit us at http://www.GoSleep.com or call us at 206-386-4744.

Media Contact:

Julie Burke

UpRoar

206.447.5574

julieb@uproarseattle.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Sleep Medicine Associates
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Select Comfort Helps Families Sleep Better in Los Angeles
2. Figure Skater Peggy Fleming Teams With HealthSaver: Healthy Sleep Tips for a New You in 2008
3. Physicians report they need more sleep
4. Americans Sleepier Than Ever
5. TV Could Be Disrupting Your Kids Sleep
6. New Sleep Diagnostic Center Opens at Methodist Mansfield
7. Children who do not get enough sleep sustain more injuries
8. Airplane Noise Boosts Blood Pressure Even During Sleep
9. Dental Devices Offer a Simple Solution for Sleep
10. Surgery improves quality of life for children with sleep apnea
11. Select Comfort Creates Sleep Number Quality of Life Advisory Board to Improve Lives, Enhance Well-Being
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... North Carolina (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... release of a new product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. ... for centuries. , The two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Experts from the American ... Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. ... including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , AIR ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily ... of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures ... . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures ... Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... plastic surgery procedures that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to ... known procedures, but also many of these less common operations such as calf and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... -- One of Australia,s successful biotechnology scientists, ... new biotechnology company, Noxopharm Limited [ABN 50 608 966 123] ("Noxopharm"). ... list on the ASX. Noxopharm is a clinic-ready company ... Phase 1 clinical study later this year. ... biggest problems facing cancer patients - the ability of cancers to ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... 2016 Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: ... Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended ("HSR"), ... Inc. ("Celator"; Nasdaq: CPXX ) expired effective ... As previously announced on May 31, 2016, ... agreement under which Jazz Pharmaceuticals has commenced a tender ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... , June 27, 2016  VMS Rehab Systems, ... Board will take whatever measures required to build a ... stock which is currently listed on the OTC Markets-pink ... Company Chairman and CEO, "We are seeing an anomaly ... to understand, not only by the Company, but shareholders ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: