Monday, 11 May 2020

ADA 2020 Student Business Plan Competition LOI due May 26th

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is now accepting Letter of Intent submissions for the 2020 Student Business Plan Competition. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in private practice ownership or audiology clinic management, this is the competition for you!

The deadline to submit your letter of intent is May 26th. Contestants must be members of the Student Academy of Doctors of Audiology (SADA) in good standing and must be enrolled at an accredited university at some time during calendar year 2020 (2020 graduates are encouraged to participate).

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Monday, 04 May 2020

AudiologyOnline Emerging Leaders Scholarship to Recognize Visionary Future Doctors of Audiology

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is pleased to announce that AudiologyOnline, a worldwide leader in continuing education for audiologists, has established two (2) $2,500 educational scholarships to help advance the educational pursuits for visionary future Doctors of Audiology.

The AudiologyOnline Emerging Leaders Scholarship will recognize Student Academy of Doctors of Audiology (SADA) members who demonstrate academic excellence, contribute to their community outside of the classroom, and have a compelling vision for audiology’s future. The deadline to apply for an AudiologyOnline Emerging Leaders Scholarship is July 31, 2020.

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Friday, 01 May 2020

Support Better Hearing Month

ADA provides resources to members to raise awareness of hearing health

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology encourages our members, and audiologists everywhere, to bring the message of Better Hearing Month to their states and home towns. We have prepared a draft proclamation you can provide to local elected officials in order to recognize the effects of untreated hearing loss on our patients and the ability of audiologists to help. For more info on the specific impact in your home state, visit our state specific resource page. If you have questions or need help contacting your local officials reach out to Adam Haley atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://chooseaudiology.org/resources/state-specific-resources

Friday, 17 April 2020

ADA 2020 Student Business Plan Competition Now Open: LOI Due May 26th

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is now accepting Letter of Intent submissions for the 2020 Student Business Plan Competition. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in private practice ownership or audiology clinic management, this is the competition for you!

The deadline to submit your letter of intent is May 26th. Contestants must be members of the Student Academy of Doctors of Audiology (SADA) in good standing and must be enrolled at an accredited university at some time during calendar year 2020 (2020 graduates are encouraged to participate).

Finalists will receive an all-expense paid trip to the AuDacity Conference at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center November 2-4, 2020 in Grapevine, Texas, where they will present their business plans in person. In the event that the conference is unable to be held due to public health concerns, the presentations will be conducted virtually.

Thursday, 16 April 2020

Check Out the Spring 2020 Issue of Audiology Practices

The latest issue of ADA's quarterly magazine, Audiology Practices, is now available online.

Our lead article from Amyn M. Amlani, Ph.D., Pricing in Hearing Healthcare: Which Race Are You Running?, addresses the issue of market segmentation and the effects of reduced retail pricing and health insurance on consumer decision-making.

In hearing healthcare, price continues to be a hot-button topic of discussion among consumers, providers, advocacy groups, legislators, professional organizations, and manufacturers of consumer electronic products and traditional hearing aids. The fundamental issue is that consumers and their supporters believe the costs associated with and the value received in treating impaired hearing are misaligned. This disparity is one reason that impaired listeners do not adopt or delay adopting amplification technology, despite its positive effects on improved quality of life. However, rather than focusing its value-proposition of enhanced service delivery, the supply-side of the market is hedging a bet that reduced retail prices will entice a marked uptick in impaired listeners purchasing amplification technology. Read more.

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