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Who We Areā€¦
Sleepwatchers is a small, but personable sleep disorders center in Lake Villa, IL. We try to retain our clients by providing them with excellent customer service and quality equipment. All services are customized according to our client's needs, and equipment is delivered to the client's home free of charge. Plus, we are on-call seven days/nights a week so that our clients have convenient access to our services .
Furthermore, each of our employees is friendly, courteous and well- trained. Employees receive extensive training so that we can provide the best services possible. Our staff maintains nationally Registered Polysomnography Technologist** certification so that each patient seen at Sleepwatchers is being evaluated by a knowledgeable technician. Employees also spend a considerable amount of time becoming acquainted with each client so that they can deliver customized service. This contributes to both a relaxing environment for the patient and more accurate results.
The business carries professional and general liability insurance, which ensures the safety of every person that walks into the facility. We also partner with National Sleep Foundation in community sleep awareness (CSAP) and have a membership in good standing with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
Sleepwatchers was founded as a comprehensive sleep disorders center in February 2002 by Kathryn Kane, PhD, RPSGT. Dr. Kane has experience as a sleep technologist, emergency medical technician, electrocardiography technician, durable medical equipment sales, and regional sales representative for sleep acquisition equipment. Recently, Dr. Kane began offering behavioral sleep medicine therapy services for our clients which contributes to our ability to improve compliance with treatment recommendations as well as offer comprehensive treatment for sleep disorders such as insomnia and circadian rhythm disorders.
Our medical director, Alfred Habel, MD, FAASM, completed his medical training at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1990. He received post-graduate training at Hennepin County Medical Center and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. The extensive training Dr. Habel received during his fellowship at the Mayo Clinic prepared him to be an extremely knowledgeable sleep physician. Dr. Habel subsequently founded the United Hospital System sleep center in Kenosha, WI where his many years of experience have shaped his ability to help patients resolve their sleep problems in a supportive and caring manner.
**Only full-time sleep technicians are required to maintain this credential.