Hospital Again Recognized for Excellence in Care
White Plains, NY (May 14, 2013) – The White Plains Hospital Sleep Center has earned another five year Accreditation from The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The Sleep Center at White Plains Hospital offers the most advanced sleep diagnostic services, specializing in adult and pediatric sleep disorders.
AASM Accreditation of Sleep Disorders Centers is a voluntary process for the assessment of sleep programs. By achieving accreditation, a sleep center demonstrates a commitment to the provision of quality diagnostic services and the longitudinal management of sleep patients. AASM center accreditation reflects a commitment to ensure that sleep disorders patients receive the highest quality of care.
Since 1977, the AASM has accredited sleep facilities utilizing the AASM Standards for Accreditation of Sleep Disorders Centers. AASM center accreditation is the gold standard by which the medical community and the public evaluate sleep medicine facilities.
“This honor is an exciting achievement for our sleep center. It exemplifies the dedication of our caring and credentialed team to be the best at what we do. It is our outstanding level of commitment that has allowed us to achieve and maintain this honor year after year” said Edward J. Sabino, MPA, RRT, RPFT, Director of the Hospital’s Sleep Center Program.
For more information on the White Plains Hospital Sleep Center and its services, log onto www.wphospital.org or call (914) 681-2626.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center, The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center and The Westchester Orthopedic Institute. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, with more than 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is a nine-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and the Stellaris Health Network, Inc. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.