Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- ASMS is the leading provider of sleep testing services and sleep-related durable medical equipment in Southern California.
ASMS is pleased to announce the arrival of Kermit Newman as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Newman has more than 20 years of healthcare experience, most recently as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Marina del Rey Hospital. Previously, Mr. Newman served as the CFO for Lakeside Healthcare Inc. for over 14 years. His operational and financial background paired with his medical group and payer experience will advance ASMS’s goal of providing high-quality, affordable patient care.
“I’m excited to join ASMS’s team of dedicated people working to diagnose and treat Southern Californians suffering from sleep disorders. Working with patients and the physicians that care for them, ASMS has a unique opportunity to improve lives through the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. As more people learn about the impact of proper sleep on their health, personal and professional lives, ASMS will be there to provide accurate, convenient and affordable diagnosis and treatment.”
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects more than 18 million Americans. Left untreated, sleep apnea can have serious and life-shortening consequences: high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, automobile accidents caused by falling asleep at the wheel, diabetes, depression, and other ailments. ASMS is the leading provider of sleep testing services and related durable medical equipment (DME) in Southern California. ASMS is committed to providing physicians and their patients comprehensive sleep services with professional staff, medical and technical expertise and 20 locations across Southern California.
Please visit ASMS’s website www.sleepdr.com or contact your local representative for more information about ordering sleep studies and related DME and for a complete list of local contracts for HMO, PPO and government payers.