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Saint Clare’s Health System Offers State-of-the-Art Pediatric Sleep Diagnostics


Roberta C. Ferguson Pediatric Center at Saint Clare’s Hospital/Denville now offers state-of-the-art pediatric sleep diagnostic services

June 06, 2011

Furthering its commitment to pediatric care, Saint Clare’s Health System announced today the addition of pediatric sleep diagnostic services to answer the growing need for pediatric sleep medicine in the local community. The Center for Pediatric Sleep Medicine at the Roberta C. Ferguson Pediatric Center is a state-of-the-art diagnostic sleep center specializing in diagnosing sleep and neurological disorders in children.

“We are thrilled to offer this new service to children and their families, answering the need for pediatric sleep medicine within the community,” said Dr. Richard Finkel, medical director of the Center for Pediatric Sleep Medicine. “Our skilled team – made up of board-certified sleep specialists and expertly trained sleep technologists – is not only dedicated to providing expert medical care, but is committed to offering an environment and approach that is designed to meet the needs of both parents and children, offering services in a home-like environment.”

The Center for Pediatric Sleep Medicine, located in Saint Clare’s Hospital/Denville at the Roberta C. Ferguson Pediatric Center, treats children ages 3 to 18 years of age for a range of conditions including sleep apnea, parasomnias, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome. Services offered through the Center include overnight sleep studies, home studies, and day studies to evaluate “sleepiness”.

“This new service speaks to the advances we continue to make at Saint Clare’s to provide the highest quality of health care,” said Leslie D. Hirsch, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health System. “We are pleased to be able to raise the level of care and capabilities we offer to our pediatric patients and their families.”

Saint Clare’s also offers a Center for Sleep Medicine for adults, located at Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover General, a regional leader in the treatment of sleep apnea, insomnia, and other sleep disorders.

For more information on pediatric sleep services at Saint Clare’s, visit www.saintclares.org or call 973-625-6635.

About Saint Clare’s Health System
Saint Clare’s Health System, which has served the healthcare needs of northwestern New Jersey residents since 1895, is the region’s premier provider of community-based healthcare and behavioral health services. Saint Clare’s operates hospitals in Boonton Township, Denville, Dover and Sussex Borough and other facilities located throughout Morris and Sussex counties. For more information about Saint Clare’s Health System, please visit www.saintclares.org.

Saint Clare’s is part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national nonprofit health organization with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 19 states and includes 73 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; and home health agencies.

 
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