Sleep Center Accreditation Release 
Wednesday, 23 July 2008 
Saint Francis Sleep Center Receives 5-Year Accreditation 

    The Saint Francis Sleep Center has received a 5-year accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The Sleep Center is located on the 7th floor of the Barry wing of Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis. This AASM accreditation recognizes Saint Francis as providing high quality care for patients with sleep issues. "We are extremely proud of this accreditation," said David Archer, CEO and President, "because it underscores the great care provided by our Sleep Center's physicians and staff. They work hard to make each patient's experience exceptional in every way." 
    The AASM is committed to ensuring that those in the field of sleep medicine provide excellent healthcare and enhance the awareness of sleep as an important element for health, public safety, and quality of life. "By successfully completing the accreditation process and upholding the Standards for Accreditation," said Mary Susan Esther, MD, president, AASM, "Saint Francis has shown that they share our dedication to the advancement of the field of sleep medicine." 
    For more information about the Sleep Center, call (901) 765-2751 or visit