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Are AuD Programs Available for Master's Level Audiologists?

Girija Sundar, PhD

January 9, 2017

I am an audiologist with a Master’s degree looking to update my skills and earn my AuD. Are bridge programs still available for students like me?   Read More

Do You Have Suggestions for Cost Saving Tips for Practice and Office Management?

Lance Brown, John Berry, Tom Crisman, Chris Nash

December 1, 2016

Do you have suggestions for cost saving tips for practice and office management?   Read More

How Can I Advance my Skills and Differentiate Myself as an Audiologist?

Girija Sundar, PhD

November 28, 2016

I’m in private practice and interested in continually advancing my skills and differentiating myself from my competition. What does Salus offer in this regard?   Read More

How Can I Maximize my Equipment Purchases While Minimizing the Financial Impact?

Jackie Phillips, AuD

October 18, 2016

How can I maximize my equipment purchases while minimizing the financial impact?   Read More

Any Tips of the Trade for Audiology Equipment Service and Calibration?

Kris Phillips, Eric Melton, John Brewer, Robert Gray, Tom Crisman

September 5, 2016

Any “tips of the trade” for practice owners and audiologists when it comes to equipment service and calibration?   Read More

How Can I Make Patient Care and Office Workflows Most Efficient?

Lance Brown, Don Kim, AuD, Peter Kossek

August 1, 2016

How Can I Make Patient Care and Office Workflows Most Efficient?   Read More

What are the Benefits of Software Integration to an Audiology Practice?

Lance Brown, Jeanette Fitzke, Clement Sanchez

July 5, 2016

What are the benefits of software integration to an audiology practice?   Read More

How Can Audiologists Transition to an EMR-ready Practice?

Lance Brown, Angela Flores, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Don Kim, AuD

March 7, 2016

How can audiologists transition to an EMR (electronic medical record) ready practice?   Read More

How Does AURICAL Support Tinnitus Assessment and Management?

Wendy Switalski, AuD

October 5, 2015

I'm thinking about adding tinnitus management services to my practice. How does AURICAL support tinnitus assessment and management?   Read More


How Can I Set Up Sycle's Patient Financing?

Ridge Sampson

September 21, 2015

I am interested in the patient financing option through my Sycle platform. How do we set it up and what do our patients have to do?   Read More

What Makes TIMS Audiology Software Unique?

Jerod Schaefer

September 14, 2015

What makes TIMS unique? Why should someone who is considering new software, consider TIMS?   Read More

What Happens to Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable with the Sale of a Hearing Care Practice?

Craig A. Castelli

August 31, 2015

What usually happens with accounts receivable and accounts payable in the sale of a hearing care practice?   Read More

What is the Impact of the Sivantos Strategic Partnership with audibene?

Alina Urdaneta

August 24, 2015

Sivantos recently announced a strategic partnership and investment agreement with audibene. How might this impact hearing care professionals in the US?   Read More

How Can Patient Financing Help My Business?

Randy Baldwin

August 17, 2015

Question: I have seen cost becoming more of an issue for my patients lately. Can patient financing help my business?   Read More

How do EMR and TIMS Audiology Software Version 6 Work Together?

Jerod Schaefer

July 27, 2015

How does TIMS Audiology Software Version 6 support the electronic medical record (EMR) or electronic health record (EHR)?   Read More

Are there Easy Patient Financing Options for Hearing Aids?

Ridge Sampson

July 20, 2015

Is there an easy financing program for my patients that won’t take me a lot of time to implement or execute?   Read More

How can I Use the Communications Center in TIMS Audiology Software Version 6?

Jerod Schaefer

June 1, 2015

TIMS Audiology Software Version 6 includes a Communications Center. How can I use it to benefit my practice?   Read More

PQRS Reporting

Kim Cavitt, AuD

April 27, 2015

For PQRS, if we do not report on medications, do we have to report on the depression screening, or is it optional?   Read More


Is EBITDA Used for Valuation of a Hearing Care Practice?

Craig A. Castelli, Ronald Gleitman, PhD

April 20, 2015

Is EBITDA usually the standard valuation for a hearing care practice? How does that number determine a selling price - is it that number or a multiple?   Read More

How do the Number of Years in Practice and Patient Files Affect Practice Valuation?

Craig A. Castelli, Ronald Gleitman, PhD

March 23, 2015

How do the number of years in practice and number of patient files influence the value of a hearing care practice?   Read More