Hearing healthcare is evolving at a rapid rate. Origins of this evolution stem, in part, from the recent proliferation of disruptive innovations (e.g., OTCs/PSAPs, pharmaceuticals), along with changes in population dynamics. This course provides participants with evidence and hands-on tools that promote opportunities for increased audiology awareness, and increased adoption of services and technologies in this changing market landscape.
Course created on June 14, 2019
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to describe how economic and marketing principles support growth opportunities in the hearing aid market.
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to describe how professional services rendered, and not price, is the primary factor in the procurement of audiology services and technology.
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to discuss strategies that increase audiology awareness, service and technology adoption rates, and, ultimately, total revenue.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction; New Age in Health Care, Disruption Defined, Marketing and Economic Landscape|
|10-20 Minutes||Understanding Patient/Consumer Expectations|
|20-35 Minutes||Disruptive Technologies, Literature Review Electroacoustic, Literature Review Behavioral|
|35-55 Minutes||Opportunities in Service Provision|
Amyn Amlani, PhD
Amyn M. Amlani, PhD, is Director of New Practice Development at Audigy, a data-driven management group for audiology and hearing care, ENT group, and allergy practices. Prior to this position, Dr. Amlani was academician for 18 years, where he educated future Doctor of Audiology professionals and directed a research laboratory funded primarily from extramural grants and corporate sponsors. Dr. Amlani is also Editor of Hearing Economics for Hearing, Health, and Technology Matters (HHTM). His research interests include: (1) economic and marketing trends within audiology, particularly with respect to evolving/disruptive technologies (smartphone-based applications, personal sound amplifiers, and hearables), (2) consumer purchasing models, (3) hearing conservation for musicians, and (4) room acoustics.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Signia in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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American Academy of Audiology
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Australian College of Audiology
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
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International Hearing Society
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.
New Zealand Audiological Society
This course is offered for 1.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.
Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with AudiologyOnline. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
This course is approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for 1 contact hour(s) for Hearing Instrument Fitters and Providers. No more than 10 contact hours per renewal period may be earned from an approved online continuing education course offered by an approved continuing education sponsor. No more than 5 contact hours per renewal period may be earned from an approved continuing education course offered by an approved manufacturer continuing education sponsor.