OSA Screening High-Risk Employees Could Save Corporations Millions

Treating employees for obstructive sleep apnea , OSA , could save companies millions of dollars according to research presented at the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC , in Minneapolis.

A company in Florida was found to have 608 employees who were middle-aged, obese and high risk for OSA.  The company could save $ 136 million dollars (erstimated) in lost productivity for the period of 10 years.  The company should be screening its high risk employees for Obstructive Sleep Apnea and offer treatment with CPAP.

Screening and treating high-risk employees for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could save corporations millions of dollars in lost productivity, according to research presented last week at SLEEP 2011, the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated

Screening and then treating OSA employees would would benefit companies and the patients.  The former would be recovering the estimated productivity and revenue , and the latter would have health benefits and better work output.

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