Getting patients to understand the value and benefits of advanced technology can be a challenging conversation. This course will provide the clinician with out of the box solutions to help increase business by discussing how you can easily demonstrate and validate Widex advanced features to show your patients how they can get the best potential for clarity in complex listening situations.
Course created on April 28, 2014
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to provide functional testing strategies to their patients which will show progress that validates the cost benefit value and improved clarity in noise-overall patient experience.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify competitive industry concern for the private practitioner in order to evaluate their practice needs and how they can incorporate outside of the box marketing events to help increase business opportunities which enhance the patient and care experience.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to create a plan to track value of service they provide to their patients
|0-10 Minutes||Intro: Relevance and need to add value to practice, rising competition|
|10-30 Minutes||Benefits of providing patients with valuable services/confidence with performance of product/enhanced patient experience|
|30-50 Minutes||Creative business development programs/marketing programs to be able to help recommend and validate cost benefit of advanced technology through informal functional testing in noise protocol|
|50-55 Minutes||.Service protocols and tracking to demonstrate to patient overall value and document time spent and wrap up|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q and A|
Meryl Epstein, MA
Director, Northeast Professional Education
Meryl Epstein was born and raised in New York City. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Hofstra University on Long Island where she continued her education and completed her Master’s degree in Audiology there as well. Meryl worked for a Private Audiology Practice in Manhattan where she worked closely with high profile Otolaryngologists as well as contributed a lot of effort into growing the Audiology Practice as they expanded into a larger group, with numerous locations around the metropolitan area.
In 2009, Meryl joined Widex as a Professional Educational manager and representative supporting the greater New York City, New Jersey and Philadelphia area. Meryl has participated in various national and global meetings and was selected as one of the subject matter experts for the Widex Zen Therapy-Tinnitus Management Program.
Meryl is also passionate about participating in leadership programs, cooking as well as international traveling and appreciates being able to explore all of the great things that New York City has to offer in her spare time.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Widex in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Widex products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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