Have you always wondered when audiology will go paperless? When can you stop scanning all your results and truly become electronic? The time is now! Whether you have one clinic or multiple sites with a variety of equipment, a solution has arrived.
Course created on January 29, 2019
- After this course learners will be able to define the difference between EMR and EHR.
- After this course learners will be able to compare current process for handling audiology patient data vs new electronic method described.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss 3 ways electronic integration can enhance your practice.
- After this course learners will be able to list other Software Integration Group (SIG) services that are available.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction - define EMR/EHR|
|10-30 Minutes||Compare current process for handling audiology patient data vs new electronic method of handling audiology patient data|
|30-50 Minutes||Discuss 3 ways electronic integration can enhance your practice|
|50-60 Minutes||List other Software Integration Group (SIG) services that are available; Conclusion|
Director of Software Integration
Lance Brown served 4 years with the United States Air Force following his studies at the University of Memphis. Brown then began his career in hearing health as the regional sales manager at a national distribution company for 20 years. During that time, he was a board member of the National Association of Equipment Distributors (NASED), where he served as President from 2005-2009, and led a national organization dedicated to maintaining the highest standards for hearing testing equipment. In 2011, Brown joined Otometrics and helped build a new distribution company, Audiology Systems, where he worked in multiple capacities. With Otometrics, Brown began constructing the infrastructure that would later be known as the Software Integration Group (SIG) where he now serves as the Director. SIG offers software and services solutions allowing audiologists to connect their equipment to local and wide area networks and connect with their electronic medical records (EMR).
Director of Commercial and Education Development
Kathleen Hill, Au.D., is the Director of Commercial and Education Development at Otometrics. She is responsible for overseeing the education and training program for Otometrics employees, distributors and business partners.
Dr. Hill joined Otometrics from Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, where she worked as an audiologist. Prior to that, she was the audiology manager at Children’s Memorial Hospital (now the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital), also in Chicago. Dr. Hill relocated to Chicago from St. Louis, where she was the audiology supervisor at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. She has been a program professor at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; she has also been in private practice.
Dr. Hill earned her bachelor of science degree in communication disorders/deaf education from the Texas Woman’s University and her doctor of audiology degree from Central Michigan University.
Kathleen Hill: Financial: Kathleen Hill is employed by Otometrics, a division of Natus. Non-financial: Kathleen Hill has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Otometrics, a division of Natus in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Otometrics, a division of Natus products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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