Over the next several years there will be significant forces impacting the delivery of hearing aids. In this presentation we will examine these factors and discuss what options we may have to influence or modify the impact to the industry.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 31846, "Signia Expert Series. What's Trending in the World of Amplification?" Course 31846 contains recordings of all four events from our 2018 series on Amplification Trends. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 31846.
Course created on July 31, 2018
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- Participants will be able to describe and discuss the potential changes in distribution that will impact local dispensing offices.
- Participants will be able to explain technology impact on consumers' choices of hearing devices and personal amplification devices.
- Participants will be able to discuss the healthcare forces that may drive change in the hearing health delivery system.
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of the history, How did we get here|
|15-30 Minutes||Recommendations from PCAST and NASEM|
|30-40 Minutes||FDA and FCC Workshops|
|40-45 Minutes||What role will tele-health play?|
|45-55 Minutes||What does the future distribution model look like|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and Q&A|
Thomas A. Powers, Ph.D., is the Managing Member of Powers Consulting, LLC, providing management consulting to the hearing health industry. Dr. Powers serves an expert audiology consultant for the Better Hearing Institute, and as a Consultant for Sivantos, Inc. Dr. Powers received his B.S. from the State University of New York at Geneseo, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Audiology from Ohio University. He began his career as a partner in an Audiology private practice and has over 35 years of experience in the hearing health care industry. Dr. Powers has lectured extensively at state, national and international meetings and published over 40 articles. His primary areas of expertise include hearing instrument technology, industry trends, and outcome measures. Prior to his current role, he was Vice-President, Government Services and Professional Relations for Sivantos, Inc.
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