Business Plan for a Sleep Lab Business Plan by Nicky

Business Plan for a Sleep Lab
A detailed business plan oriented toward operating a sleep lab.
# 146972 | 8,220 words | 11 sources | APA | 2010 | US
Published on Jan 31, 2011 in Business (Business Plans) , Medical and Health (General)

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This paper outlines and describes in detail a business plan for a sleep lab. Among the unique business needs of a sleep lab, the paper explains, is the challenge of informing and educating the surrounding community, its physicians, and potential employees in regards to the importance of sleep and the necessity for identification of and treatment for sleep disorders in the population in maintaining good health. The paper also addresses the safety needs of lab participants, emphasizing the need for emergency evacuation procedures, for example. This paper contains illustrative figures and tables.

National Institutes of Health - National Center on Sleep
Disorders Research
Necessity of Sleep Reviewed
Sleep Industry
Literature Review
Types of Sleep Lab Business Structures
Case Study - Review
Mission Statement
Keys to Success
Market Analysis

From the Paper:

"Torres additionally reports that one of every 20 individuals suffer from what is termed 'sleep paralysis' resulting in fright as they experience the feeling of falling or waking up abruptly. For extremely serious cases of this problem REM-inhibiting drugs exist. The REM stage of sleep is the stage in which the individual dreams which tends to play a primary role in the individual's mental health. Dreaming is believed to be the brain's method of processing incoming information and there is stated to appear to be "a transferring of information gained while we're awake from short-term memory to long-term memory." (Torres, 2009) "

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Inspiration! Sleep Study Results & Analysis (2006) Q&A with Ron Richard, senior vice president of strategic marketing initiatives at ResMed HME Business April 2006. Online at:
  • Johnson, Duane, PhD (2008) Are you Really Managing Your Sleep Lab? The Business of Sleep. Focus Journal May/June 2008. Online at:
  • Kay DC, Pickworth WB, Neider GL. Morphine-like insomnia from heroin in nondependent human addicts. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 1981;11(2):159-169
  • MacFarlene, James (2009) The Painful Pursuit of Sleep. Sleep Review Journal Jan/Feb 2009. Online available at:
  • MVAP Medical Supplies, Inc. (2009) Product Catalogue online available at:

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