Patient Services Overview
Do you yourself falling asleep and feeling exhausted throughout the day? Are you constantly waking your partner up from heavy breathing and snoring? Well, there may be a reason for that. Studies show that approximately 1 in every 15 Americans have a case of obstructive sleep apnea, but as many as 80% go undiagnosed. Sleep apnea is very often overlooked due to it’s broad symptoms and the typical inconvenience and cost of in-lab testing.
Here at Vitalistics™, we offer home sleep testing and overnight pulse oximetry testing- both are a very timely and convenient way of determining if you need oxygen and/or CPAP therapy. From the comfort of your own home, Vitalistics will work along side you to administer the test. Once completed, the finalized test report will be sent to your treating physician. This report will assist the physician in determining if you are in need of treatment.
Overnight Pulse Oximetry Testing
This is an easy, self-administered test used to record oxygen saturation and heart rate levels while sleeping.This is typically taken to determine if home oxygen is needed for diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or other lung and airway disorders. It is also a great tool in determining if you have a high probability of obstructive sleep apnea. Learn more about the overnight pulse oximetry testing process and it’s benefits.
Home Sleep Testing
A home sleep test is a diagnostic procedure intended to test or confirm a case of obstructive sleep apnea. Home sleep testing is an easy, effective and comfortable process requiring no overnight lab visits. Learn more about the home sleep testing process and it’s benefits.