Mercy Centerville Achieves Sleep Study Accreditation

Posted 2/19/2018 in News

Mercy Medical Center – Centerville proudly announces it has achieved accreditation through Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for sleep study services.

Accreditation is a process through which healthcare organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards.  Accreditation by ACHC reflect an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care.

"We are thrilled to announce that Mercy received accreditation by ACHC for our sleep study program. Being able to offer this service to all our patients, including those on Medicare makes it much easier for our patients to get the care they need locally," said Chief Nursing Officer, Sherri Doggett.

During the sleep study, the patient spends the night in a comfortable, private room at FGH, while sensors record the activity of his or her heart, breathing, body movements, as well as monitoring sleep patterns. The results are then used to diagnose patients with sleep-related disorders. Sleep Lab staff will analyze your sleep recordings and send a written report of the findings and recommendations to your health care provider. If left untreated, sleep disorders can lead to high blood pressure, heart attack or stroke.

ACHC is a non-profit organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986.