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Hearing Loops - Front Row Hearing in Every Seat

Hearing loops are a simple and cost-effective technology that eliminate background noise within a confined environment and enable those with hearing loss to hear more clearly and comfortably without any need for additional specialty equipment. Widely used in Great Britain and Europe, hearing loop technology is rapidly gaining popularity and adoption in the United States. Many of those with hearing loss are unaware of the benefits of hearing loops and how their hearing aids can integrate with this amazing technology.

 

Combining Wireless Technologies

In utilizing wireless technologies in hearing instruments, manufacturers have historically been challenged with the choice of prioritizing audiological performance or patient convenience. Join expert presenter, Eric Branda, AuD, Director of Product Management for Sivantos, for an in-depth look at how wireless technology is being used in modern hearing instruments.

 

OTC Hearing Aids and PSAPS: Implications of the PCAST and NAS Reports

Over the last two years, the hearing healthcare industry has been the subject of considerable scrutiny by governmental agencies, including the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as the private, yet highly respected National Academy of Sciences (NAS, formerly the Institute of Medicine). Both the PCAST and NAS issued reports in October and June, respectively, aimed at accessibility and affordability issues and each contain several concerning recommendations, including but not limited to those that promoted an over-the-counter classification of hearing aids and loosened restrictions on personal sound amplifiers.

 

Five Principles to Amplification Success, Patient Retention and Referrals

Today’s hearing healthcare practices must stand out from the retail-selling model of big box stores in order to compete and thrive. The “Five Principles” described in this presentation are based on the philosophy that hearing healthcare professionals must do more than “sell” hearing aids and that family and friends suffer as much or more from the patient’s hearing loss as the patients themselves. Garnering trust and producing loyal relationships from patients and their families produce personal and peripheral referrals, and help to solidify a loyal patient base.

 

Hearing Loss Co-morbidities: Grow Your Practice Through Physician Outreach and Community Education

New prevention-focused healthcare guidelines pose a sizeable opportunity for hearing healthcare providers, as treatment of hearing loss becomes critical to maintaining and restoring patient wellness and preventing more serious conditions. This webinar will focus on how to illuminate the link between hearing loss and widespread health conditions in seniors, and engage primary care physicians to foster better working relationships, more holistic treatment and better patient outcomes.

 

How to Make a Successful Transition to ICD-10 CM

The countdown is underway for implementation of the ICD-10 CM code set, which will be required by all U.S. healthcare entities beginning October 1, 2015. Whether yours is a small or large practice, education, training and testing will be necessary to be prepared for the upcoming deadline.

 

FDA Red Flags

Learn about some of the more common FDA Red Flags and when referral is the best option. Expert presenter Chris Gustafson, ACA, BC-HIS, President of Evergreen Hearing will provide you with basic knowledge of the importance of FDA and FTC Red Flags and how these rules affect your businesses.

 

How to Have It All: Exit Strategies and Succession Planning

Having a well-organized and responsible exit strategy and succession plan are crucial aspects of any hearing healthcare business, whether you've just opened your practice or are a long-time owner. Before you retire from your practice, a thoughtful, well-organized, and realistic exit strategy and succession plan will be your keys to success.

 

Business Plan Strategies for the Hearing Healthcare Professional

Owning a business is the dream of many, but so few know how to get there and be successful as an entrepreneur. The key is a well-written and executed business plan. Now you can get the inside track and learn how to plan for your own practice with our webinar Business Plan Strategies for Hearing Healthcare Professionals.