Watermark Medical is the first and only automated end-to-end service for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep breathing disorders through a home sleep testing web-based portal.
Over 40 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder, and 20 million from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Despite the high prevalence, 93% of women and 82% of men with moderate to severe OSA remain undiagnosed placing a significant cost burden on healthcare resource consumption. Additionally, OSA is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke and arrhythmias.
Watermark Medical markets the WM Sleep Portal and integrated home sleep technology to provide medical professionals a fast, simple and cost effective alternative for the diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. After identification of appropriate candidates for testing through a validated OSA risk questionnaire, home sleep testing equipment is provided to the patient by the physician or mailed directly to the their home. Our home sleep testing devices have been validated to be as effective as an in-lab sleep studies, yet with the convenience and simplicity of being performed in the comfort of the patients home at a fraction of the cost. Upon completion of the study, the information is uploaded to the WM Sleep Portal where the study data is auto-processed, undergoes a technical QA edit and professional interpretation by our network of board certified sleep physician before being returned to the ordering physician for diagnosis, all within 48 hours.