Named “Best Facility” by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine

(West Allis, WI) June 21, 2013 – The Sleep Wellness Institute has earned “Best Facility” Nationwide in the Sleep Achievement Awards by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine. 

Established in 1985, ADVANCE is a national trade journal that provides clinical, professional and news information to healthcare professionals at all levels. ADVANCE has also become a trustworthy provider of multimedia resources and education, and a host for career events.

Entries for the 2013 National Sleep Achievement awards were submitted from a field of nominees, and then judged by a panel of fellow sleep medicine professionals. Nominees for the award were judged in various areas including: support of team goals, productivity and patient outcomes, implementation of “gold standards” of care, mechanisms for coping with change, continuing education for staff, and more.

“We’re extremely honored and proud of this achievement,” says Ron Baake, CEO of The Sleep Wellness Institute. “Our staff work together as a team to help change thousands of lives every year; providing consultations, studies, follow-ups, ongoing care and more.” 

With over 60 staff members, including 14 board-registered sleep techs, full-time physicians, nurse practitioners, and an in-house DME, The Sleep Wellness Institute offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment services for all ages and all types of sleep disorders. Fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, they have special expertise in obstructive sleep apnea.

As the largest, independently-owned, free-standing sleep center in the state, The Sleep Wellness Institute has also shown outstanding adherence from patients. With a 92% CPAP compliance rate, the facility is well over the national average of 40-50%. Offering mask exchanges, including a 30/30 program, support groups, education, and extensive follow-up, The Sleep Wellness Institute’s focus is on helping patients find a better life through better sleep.

To learn more about The Sleep Wellness Institute, call today at 414-336-3000.