This course will present a comprehensive overview of our power product: Phonak Naida V. Participants will acquire an understanding of the new hardware designs as well as features of Naida V in comparison to Naida Q. This course will review the appropriate patient population, fitting requirements and functionality, as well as the features and benefits of Phonak Power products.
The landscape of our profession is changing, and it’s becoming harder to stay competitive and independent. This webinar will use case studies to demonstrate how to build and grow your private practice sustainably so you can thrive now and in the future.
As kids get older, their needs and lifestyle changes. Signia offers a variety of hearing solutions for kids and teens with hearing loss. This webinar will provide an overview of the Kids and Teens portfolio and all of the new features in the primax platform that are ideal for active young ears.
In the quest to develop greater transparency in the professional hearing care, practice owners and clinic managers must determine their desired revenue to reach their business goals. This course will provide a step-by-step plan for determining the value per minute of the services provided during hearing assessment and hearing treatment. Each practice has their own cost structure and the tools provided during the program will allow for an individualized cost analysis.
Introducing Starkey’s all new Synergy platform. Starkey’s new wireless platform, Synergy, provides power, flexibility and integration to deliver the most advanced hearing solutions for today’s next generation patients. This course will provide an overview of the new Muse, Halo v2 and SoundLens Synergy product lines and Synergy platform which incorporates patient-preferred wireless technology, a twin compressor operating system, speech optimization, music prescription and an extended bandwidth of 10 kHz.
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In today’s healthcare environment, the complexities of diagnosing and treating medical problems are greater and the cost of providing healthcare continues to rise, as does the risk and liability associated with delivery of care. In the effort to reduce adverse audiology outcomes, this course will discuss common audiology errors, mitigation strategies, and tips for improving patient safety.
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Inspire X 2016 is our next generation fitting software providing better control and counseling tools. Inspire X 2016 features a fresh new look and easy navigation that has been implemented based on usability studies conducted with our customers. This course will walk through each screen of the Inspire X 2016 software highlighting new features and the easy to navigate refreshed look of each screen.
ReSound has developed a unique way to provide directional benefit to patients with hearing loss while still allowing awareness of their environment. ReSound Directional Philosophy ensures that patients have an improved signal-to-noise ratio while also hearing important sounds around them.
This course will summarize the influential auditory research from Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that shaped the profession of Audiology over the past six decades and its current delivery of clinical audiology services. Additionally it will discuss future directions in auditory research and opportunities for scientists in the field to collaborate with VA researchers.
The purpose of this webinar is to discuss prescriptive fitting approaches for selecting hearing aid gain for patients with hearing loss. A brief history of prescriptive methods will be reviewed and current popular approaches will be compared; case studies will be included. This course is open captioned.
This course introduced the new Phonak Sky V hearing instruments and Roger for Education. New programs in AutoSense Sky OS as well as programming capabilities and options in Phonak Target™ software will be discussed. This course reviewed the appropriate defaults and fitting requirements for various pediatric age ranges.
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This text provides a discussion of factors such as demographics, healthcare trends, regulatory issues, technology and others, and how they may shape the profession of audiology in the future. It is written in an engaging Q & A style.
This presentation covers pricing strategies available for diagnostic testing, hearing aid related items and services, and the hearing aids themselves. The importance of the breakeven analysis in effective pricing models, as well as Medicare and competition pricing is explained. Bundled and unbundled (itemized) hearing aid pricing models are discussed, along with their pros and cons, and how they function in various clinical situations.
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This course reviewed Widex’ new hardware platform, improved access and implementation of proven features. These features will improve sound quality for patients using an accurate reproduction of input signal.
Fitting protocols outline technical steps the can help clinicians establish a baseline quality of care and ensure an organized and homogenized process for fitting hearing instruments, however, there is little guidance as to how counseling and the clinical narrative affect these protocols. This paper serves to evaluate the fitting process in a holistic sense including both the narrative aspects as well as the technical components.
In this presentation, we will discuss the foundations of ethics and compliance in audiology, as well as U.S. regulations. We will explore the current Ethical Practice Guidelines on Financial Incentives from Hearing Instrument Manufacturers, the AAA and ASHA Codes of Ethics, state ethical guidelines contained in several state licensure laws, Medicare, HIPAA, the FDA Guidelines, Stark laws, Safe Harbors and Anti-kickback laws and explain, in detail, how they relate to specific scenarios we encounter in our profession. This course is part of a multi-course series, Billing, Coding and Compliance Bootcamp. Visit our course library to view the other courses in this series.
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