Centers for Sleep Disorders

The sleep experts at Mountain States Centers for Sleep Disorders can provide sleep services such as:

  • Home sleep Testing (HST)
  • Sleep disorder consultations
  • CPAP management / folluw-up
  • In-lab sleep diagnostic testing

The Effects of Sleepiness and Fatigue

  • Impaired reaction time, judgment and vision
  • Problems with information processing and short-term memory
  • Decreased performance, vigilance and motivation
  • Increased moodiness and aggressive behaviors
  • Increased “microsleeps” (brief 2- to 3-second sleep episodes)

Effects of Sleepiness on Work

When sleep, people report having difficulty with:

  • Concentration - 68%
  • Handling stress - 65%
  • Relating to others - 38%
  • Solving problems - 57%
  • Listening - 57%
  • Decision-making - 56%

Work Problems Due to Sleepiness

  • Late to work -14%
  • Stay home from work - 4%
  • Fall asleep at work - 7%
  • Make errors - 19%
  • Accidents and injuries - 2%

Sleep-Related Fatigue Costs

  • Sleep-related fatigue costs U.S. businesses an estimated $150 billion a year due to:
    • Absenteeism
    • Workplace accidents
    • Lost productivity

Source: NSF 2000 Sleep in America Poll

 

 

See more information about Sleep Services at MSHA
 
 
 
 
 

Locations

Indian Path Medical Center
2205 Pavilion Drive, Suite 205
Phone: 423-857-7011
Fax: 423-857-7018

Johnson City Medical Center
310 N. state of Franklin road, Suite 301
Phone: 423-431-6816
Fax: 423-431-2983

Norton Community Hospital
100 15th St. NW
Phone: 276-439-1498
Fax: 276-439-1499

Johnston Memorial Hospital
320 E. Valley St
Phone: 276-676-3360
Fax: 276-676-2710

Russell County Medical Center
Carrol & Tate Streets
Phone: 276-883-8000
Fax: 276-676-2170

Smyth County Community Hospital
245 Medical Park Drive
Phone: 276-378-1140
Fax: 276-378-1145