Sleep Study Center
The Hi-Line Sleep Disorder Center is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). A significant community resource, it provides academic and scientific value for people of the Hi-Line who suffer with sleep disorders.
The quality of your sleep impacts many aspects of your daily life. Poor sleep can affect your work, your concentration, and the way you interact on the job or at home. Talk to your physician about the possibility of scheduling a professional Sleep Study at the Hi-Line Sleep Disorder Center, located on the 4th floor of Northern Montana Hospital.
On the day of your sleep study, check in on 2nd floor, admitting desk, at 8:00 p.m.
Plan to eat and shower before you come.
Avoid napping the day of your study.
Bring your sleeping attire and favorite pillow.
Avoid caffeine (coffee, tea, cola, chocolate) and alcohol the day/evening of your study.
If you need special accommodations, please let the sleep specialist know before the scheduled appointment.
For an appointment, call (406) 262-1437 and leave a message for our Sleep Technologist, Tony Miller, and he will return your call to schedule your sleep study and answer your questions.
Hi-Line Sleep Disorders Center at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre Receives Program Accreditation
WESTCHESTER, Ill., July 31 - Hi-Line Sleep Disorders Center at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
"The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Hi-Line Sleep Disorders Center at Northern Montana Hospital on fulfilling the high standards required for receiving accreditation as a sleep disorders center," said Dr. Mary Susan Esther, AASM president. "The 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."
To receive a five-year accreditation, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM. The accreditation process involves detailed inspection of a center's facility and staff, including an evaluation of testing procedures, patient contacts, and physician training. Additionally, the facility's goals must be clearly stated and include plans for positively affecting the quality of medical care in the community it serves.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine currently accredits more than 1,500 sleep medicine centers and laboratories across the country.
Hi-Line Sleep Disorders Center at Northern Montana Hospital is directed by Dr. Virginia Pascual and is located on the 4th floor of Northern Montana Hospital. For more information call (406) 262-1437.
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. As the national accrediting body for sleep disorders centers and labs, the AASM is dedicated to setting standards and promoting excellence in sleep medicine heath care, education and research.