This course will focus on the changing hearing aid dispensing landscape and the role of audiologists in this new paradigm. We will discuss our “real” competition in the marketplace and how we can best respond to position our profession for the changes ahead. Finally, we will define and describe the pros and cons of bundling and unbundling. This course is part of a series of webinars on the topic of unbundling presented in January 2015 organized by Dr. Kim Cavitt, and included in our Business Essentials for the New Millennium series, presented in partnership with the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. To register for other courses in the series, please visit www.audiologyonline.com/ada.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course course 25415, "Unbundling: The Nuts & Bolts for Hearing Care Practices." Course 25415 contains recordings of four events from our 2015 series presented in partnership with the ADA. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 25415.
Course created on January 12, 2015
- Participants will be able to list what constitutes competition in today’s marketplace.
- Participants will be able to describe the role of diagnostic services, patient care and best practices in the changing dispensing landscape.
- Participants will be able to define the term bundling.
- Participants will be able to define the term unbundling/itemization.
|15-25 Minutes||Breakeven analysis|
|25-45 Minutes||Bundling v. Unbundling|
|45-55 Minutes||Disruptive forces|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A, Resources|
Kim Cavitt, AuD
Kim Cavitt, AuD was a clinical audiologist and preceptor at The Ohio State University and Northwestern University for the first ten years of her career. Since 2001, Dr. Cavitt has operated her own Audiology consulting firm, Audiology Resources, Inc. Audiology Resources, Inc. provides comprehensive operational and reimbursement consulting services to hearing healthcare clinics, providers, organizations, buying groups, and manufacturers who want to be better equipped to compete in the managed care and healthcare arenas. She currently serves on the Board of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and the State of Illinois Speech Pathology and Audiology Licensure Board. She also serves on committees through AAA and ASHA and is an Adjunct Lecturer at Northwestern University.
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