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Botsford Sleep Clinic Earns National Accreditation

Farmington Hills, Mich. (January 18, 2011)---The Botsford Sleep Therapy Clinic has earned five-year accreditation status from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Accreditation reflects the highest quality of patient care for sleep related disorders.  
The Standards for Accreditation required Botsford to display and maintain proficiency in areas such as testing procedures and policies, patient safety and follow-up, and physician and staff training. 
Botsford’s Sleep Therapy Clinic is designed for overnight sleep studies in a comfortable, home-like environment. Services offered include: 
· Complete history, physical work-up, and treatment for potential sleep disorder patients  
· Overnight and day polysomnography for adult and pediatric patients  
· Multiple Sleep Latency Testing (MSLT)  
· Maintenance of wakefulness testing  
· Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome Testing  
· CPAP/BiPAP Therapy  
Medical conditions requiring evaluation in a sleep clinic include 
· Insomnia 
· Snoring & Sleep Apnea  
· Hypersomnolence  
· Narcolepsy  
· Restless Leg Syndrome  
· Sleep/Wake Problems  
· Childhood Sleep Disorders 
Bert Rabinowitz, D.O. is the medical director of the Botsford Sleep Therapy Clinic. Dr. Rabinowitz is Board Certified in Sleep Disorders as well as in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine. A graduate of Wayne State University and the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Rabinowitz completed his training in Internal Medicine at Botsford Hospital and went on to a Pulmonary Fellowship at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Rabinowitz also received sleep training at the Stanford School of Sleep Medicine in Palo Alto, CA and the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine.  

Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.,,,

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