Good Shepherd Health Care System in a recent press release announced Good Shepherd Sleep Solutions in Hermiston recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

To receive and maintain accreditation for a five-year period, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM. These standards address core areas such as personnel, facility and equipment, policies and procedures and patient care. Additionally, the sleep center’s goals must be clearly stated and include plans for positively affecting the quality of medical care in the communities it serves.

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited a sleep disorders center for the first time in 1977. Today there are more than 2,600 AASM-accredited sleep centers across the country.

Dr. Jakdej Nikomborirak directs Good Shepherd Sleep Solutions, 610 N.W. 11th St., Suite E-19, Hermiston. For more information visit www.gshealth.org/sleep-medicine.

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