The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has granted full accreditation to Summit Medical Group's Sleep Center.
Berkeley Height, N.J. (Vocus) January 15, 2010 -- The Sleep Disorders Center at Summit Medical Group has been granted center accreditation status by The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The Sleep Disorders Center at Summit Medical Group provides a restful, home-like environment to evaluate sleep problems.
Sleep disorders centers and laboratories for sleep related breathing disorders seek accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) to demonstrate that they meet the highest standards of quality patient care.
AASM accreditation is the gold standard by which the medical community and the public can evaluate sleep medicine services. The Standards for Accreditation ensure that sleep medicine providers display and maintain proficiency in areas such as testing procedures and policies, patient safety and follow-up, and physician and staff training.
ABOUT SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP
Summit Medical Group is the largest privately held multi-specialty medical practice in New Jersey. Summit Medical Group pioneered information technology advances in healthcare with its early adoption of electronic health records and e-prescribing. With more than 150 highly qualified physicians, it is one of the most unique healthcare models in the state. The Group has been named as one of the "Fifty Fastest Growing Companies" in the state by NJBiz Magazine and has a national award-winning customer service program. SMG treats over 55,000 patients per month at its main campus in Berkeley Heights, and area satellites in Berkeley Heights, Morristown, Millburn, Shorts Hills, Summit, Warren, and Westfield. Summit Medical Group plays a major role in the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) along with the Mayo Clinic, the Lahey Clinic and the Geisinger Clinic. As one of the premier multi-specialty groups on the East Coast, Summit Medical Group has provided exceptional primary and specialty care since 1929. For more information, visit www.summitmedicalgroup.com.
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