This podcast will discuss the current demands of the modern consumer.
Course created on August 17, 2020
- After this course learners will be able to define the term blended hearing care and explain how it applies to daily practice.
- After this course learners will be able to describe differences in behaviors and attitudes between patients and consumers.
- After this course learners will be able to describe a blended care business strategy that meets the demands of today’s consumer.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction; Review basic principles of blended hearing care business model|
|10-20 Minutes||Describe how traditional patient behavior is changing and becoming more consumer-oriented|
|20-30 Minutes||Describe how these changes apply to the blended care business model|
Brian Taylor, AuD
Brian Taylor is the Director, Scientific & Product Marketing at Signia. An audiologist since 1991, he received his AuD from Central Michigan University in 2006. During his career, he has been involved in many areas of the industry including clinical practice, professional development, and training. Taylor is a prolific and respected contributor to the industry, with more than 25 publications and numerous speaking engagements both domestic and international.
Lisa Klop, AuD
Dr. Lisa Klop is a Sr. Clinical Education Specialist for Sivantos, Inc. She is responsible for training customers and sales staff on the company’s current technology and products. She conducts training sessions in customers’ offices, remotely, via webinars, and at regional and national events. Areas of particular expertise include hearing assistive technology and the fitting of kids and teens. Prior to joining Sivantos (then Siemens Hearing Instruments) in 2012, she operated a private dispensing practice for 6 years. Other clinical experience includes hospital, ENT, and non-profit clinics. Lisa obtained her doctorate degree in Audiology from Central Michigan University in 2005.
Lisa Klop: Financial: Lisa Klop is employed by Signia. Non-financial: Lisa Klop has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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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