Wednesday, 27 September 2017

2017 Business Plan Announcement

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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.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

ADA Announces Board of Directors Election Results

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Ram Nileshwar, Au.D.The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is pleased to announce that Ram Nileshwar, Au.D., has been elected to serve as ADA’s president-elect for the 2018 program year. Dr. Nileshwar is a private practice owner in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He earned his Doctor of Audiology degree from A.T. Still University. Dr. Nileshwar currently serves as ADA Treasurer, and has been a member of the ADA Board of Directors since 2014.

 

Thursday, 03 August 2017

ADA Advocacy Alert - OTC Hearing Aid Act Passes US Senate

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Today, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 2430, the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 by a vote of 94-1.Today, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 2430, the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 by a vote of 94-1.

The bill reauthorizes Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fee programs for prescription drugs, medical devices, generic drugs, and biosimilar biological products through fiscal year 2022. It also includes provisions to accelerate the review and approval of generic drugs, allow certain classes of medical devices to be reviewed by accredited persons and laboratories, and includes the Over the Counter Hearing Aid Act, which provides for the federal regulation of over-the-counter hearing aids for adults with perceived mild-to-moderate hearing loss.

Thursday, 13 July 2017

ADA Advocacy Alert - OTC Hearing Aid Act Passes US House

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Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by voice vote, H.R. 2430, the FDA Reauthorization Act.Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by voice vote, H.R. 2430, the FDA Reauthorization Act.

The bill reauthorizes Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fee programs for prescription drugs, medical devices, generic drugs, and biosimilar biological products through fiscal year 2022. It also includes provisions to accelerate the review and approval of generic drugs, allow certain classes of medical devices to be reviewed by accredited persons and laboratories, and includes the Over the Counter Hearing Aid Act, which provides for the federal regulation of over-the-counter hearing aids for adults with perceived mild-to-moderate hearing loss.

Thursday, 01 June 2017

ADA Partners With The Kingham Collective To Deliver Audiology Assistant Education For ADA Member Practices

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ADA is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Kingham Collective, a company focused on the advancement and training of Audiology Assistants in the Audiology community.

ADA member practices can receive a discount on Audiology Assistant Training Online, which was developed to train the growing role of Audiology Assistants/Audiology Technicians.

Wednesday, 03 May 2017

Audiology Patient Choice Act Reintroduced

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Washington, D.C.—The Academy of Doctors of Audiology commends U.S. Representative Tom Rice (R-SC) for his leadership in introducing H.R. 2276, the Audiology Patient Choice Act. This bipartisan, common-sense legislation, if enacted, will bring Medicare in line with evidence-based practices in audiologic health care delivery models, and trends in patient care and participatory medicine.

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