Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Phonak Benchmarking Survey Helps Practices Identify And Incorporate Best Practices

During 2017, Phonak LLC commissioned Customer Care Measurement and Consulting, LLC (CCMC) to conduct a nationwide survey of hearing professionals to establish basic industry metrics. Similar studies had been sponsored annually by Phonak since 2008. There were 623 respondents to the 2017 survey. CCMC assures complete confidentiality on individual respondent data. Individual practice data is never shared with anyone outside of CCMC. The ADA Practice Performance Comparison (PPC) report shows how ADA respondents compared to all other survey respondents.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

FDA Approves First Telehealth Option To Program Cochlear Implants Remotely

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a remote feature for follow-up programming sessions for the Nucleus Cochlear Implant System through a telemedicine platform. The remote programming feature is indicated for patients who have had six months of experience with their cochlear implant sound processor and are comfortable with the programming process.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

2017 Business Plan Announcement

University of North Carolina Student Jasmine Wilson Takes Home Grand Prize at Student Business Plan Competition.

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is pleased to announce that Jasmine Wilson, representing the University of North Carolina, earned first place honors and a $5,000 cash grant during the 2017 ADA Student Business Plan Competition, sponsored by Fuel Medical, held Tuesday, September 26 in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

ADA Recognizes Exemplary Audiologists at AuDacity 2017

The 2017 AuDacity Conference brought together some of the best and brightest audiologists within the profession! On Tuesday, September 26th, several outstanding audiologists were recognized for their significant contributions to the profession of audiology.The 2017 AuDacity Conference brought together some of the best and brightest audiologists within the profession! On Tuesday, September 26th, several outstanding audiologists were recognized for their significant contributions to the profession of audiology.

ADA President, Dr. Angela Morris, presented Jana Brown, Au.D., with the Leo Doerfler Award to commemorate the outstanding clinical services that she has provided in her community throughout her career.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

ADA Sets Fundraising Record at AuDacity 2017, Raising $89,000 for the Audiology Patient Choice Act

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology held their annual member’s meeting this past week during AuDacity 2017. Our members heard an update from ADA President Dr. Angela Morris on the efforts to advance H.R. 2276, The Audiology Patient Choice Act, and responded by setting a new fundraising record. ADA members in attendance raised over $89,000 in support of ADA’s advocacy efforts in less than 30 minutes (bringing the total advocacy fund donations to well over $100,000). While some members renewed their support through their generous yearly contributions a large percentage of the funds raised came from first-time donors.

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