Occupational health and safety research at ResMed

At ResMed, we’re concerned with everything related to sleep and respiratory disorders. That’s why we support and actively engage in research initiatives related to occupational health and safety.

ResMed works alongside organisations in high-risk industries, such as trucking and mining, to increase awareness of sleep-disordered breathing, reduce accidents, improve productivity and contribute to the general health of personnel.

An example of such an initiative is ResMed’s education programme conducted with members enrolled in the not-for-profit, US-based Union Pacific Railroad Employees Health Systems (UPREHS) health plan. The low-cost, patient-centred programme significantly improved healthcare outcomes of sleep apnoea patients, and significantly reduced medical expenses for the UPREHS health plan.1

For clinical literature on sleep apnoea and occupational health and safety, consult our dedicated ResMed page

References

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    Potts, K.J., et al., Cost savings associated with an education campaign on the diagnosis and management of sleep-disordered breathing: a retrospective, claims-based US study. Popul Health Manag, 2013. 16(1): p. 7-13.