Dr. Mark B. Berger – President and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Mark Berger was born in Houston and attended the University of Texas where he graduated with highest honors. He then studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, graduating with honors and as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He has been a licensed physician in Texas since 1981 and is […]

National Geographic Sleepless in America

Precision Pulmonary Diagnostics was pleased to be part of a National Institute of Health project on National Geographic which aired in November of 2014. Precision Pulmonary Diagnostics, along with Schneider National were discussed in Sleepless in America for their work on treating sleep apnea in commercial truck drivers. The entire documentary is exceptionally well done. […]

CTA, OSA Canada Launch Sleep Apnea Screening and Treatment Pilot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canadian Trucking Alliance News Release Media contact: Deanna Pagnan, Director of Policy & Government Relations (416) 249-7401 x 247, Deanna.Pagnan@ontruck.org CTA, OSA Canada Launch Sleep Apnea Screening and Treatment Pilot Unique, full service program provides fleet solutions and better quality of life to drivers (OTTAWA, May 28, 2012) – The Canadian Trucking […]

Fleet-Wide Screening Of Drivers For Sleep Apnea With Somni-Sage

Unfortunately, most cases of sleep apnea remain undetected. It is estimated that only 15% of adults with sleep apnea have been diagnosed. Common factors associated with this condition include obesity, male gender, increasing age, a large neck, and poor quality sleep. Frequently, co-existing medical conditions are seen with and often made worse by untreated sleep […]

Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Testing for Commercial Trucking Carriers

Once a driver has been identified at-risk, we provide sleep apnea diagnostic testing services with the ease of web-based scheduling and a quick, reliable turn-around from diagnosis to treatment. All of our networked sleep centers are accredited. Our sleep studies are gold-standard Type-1 and are the preferred method for diagnosing and assessing the severity of […]

How Sleep Apnea Impacts the Commercial Trucking Industry

According to the FMCSA, it is estimated that sleep apnea affects 28% of all commercial drivers (approximately 1.8 million drivers). Untreated, sleep apnea contributes to hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease – conditions that represent three of the most costly health expenditures among commercial drivers. Poor sleep quality from untreated sleep apnea can also lead to […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment and CPAP Monitoring

Before leaving the testing center, drivers who require treatment will be fitted for and provided with a CPAP mask, flow generator, and heated humidifier for nightly use. It is important for drivers to understand that safety and health conditions are successfully reduced only if they adhere to nightly CPAP use. To that end, we believe […]