Can primary care sleep medicine integration work?

Imran S. Khawaja, Thomas D. Hurwitz, Adam Herr, Paul Thuras, Brian Cook

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Sleep disorders are common in the veteran population. There is an increasing need for sleep medicine services in returning veterans. Primary care providers are uncomfortable diagnosing and treating sleep disorders. Patients often have to wait several days before they can be seen by a sleep clinician. This pilot project evaluated the feasibility of providing sleep medicine services to patients in a primary care setting. Primary care providers were involved in decision-making, resulting in improved satisfaction with sleep medicine services among primary care clinicians.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPrimary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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