The NSMC Sleep Center has received accreditation for a five-year period by meeting or exceeding all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM. The NSMC Sleep Center has excelled in core areas dedicated to patient care such as personnel, facility and equipment, policies and procedures, data acquisition, patient care and quality assurance.
“The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates North Shore Medical Center’s Sleep Center on fulfilling the high standards required for receiving accreditation as a sleep disorders center,” said Dr. Sam Fleishman, AASM president. “North Shore Medical Center’s Sleep Center is a significant resource to the local medical community and will provide academic and scientific value in addition to the highest quality care for patients suffering from sleep disorders.”
North Shore Medical Center’s Sleep Center is directed by Christopher Humphreys, M.D., ABIM, and is located at NSMC Salem Hospital.
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.
NSMC (North Shore Medical Center) is a multi-site health system headquartered in Salem, Mass., which includes NSMC Salem Hospital, NSMC Union Hospital in Lynn, MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center, NSMC Heart Center, NSMC Women’s Center and the physician network known as North Shore Physicians Group. NSMC and Massachusetts General Hospital together provide care at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care and the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center in Danvers. NSMC is a member of Partners HealthCare, which was founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. NSMC was ranked in 2013-14 as one of the best hospitals in Greater Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News and World Report #northshoremed