Home-sleep study firm denies misdiagnosis claims

Claims that scores of patients are being misdiagnosed with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) by companies selling CPAP machines have been strongly refuted by a major player in the industry.

Last week, Australian Doctor reported concern at rising rates of incorrect OSA diagnoses, which was blamed on diagnostic firms who also sell CPAP machines. 

However, Marjan Mikel, managing director of Healthy Sleep Solutions, said the model his company used involved no conflict of interest because the diagnostics were