AuDacity 2018 Conference

AuDacity 2018 Conference

  October 22-24, 2018
Gaylord Palms Resort
Orlando, Florida

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AuDacity Exhibitors

ADA
Allegro Credit
Alpaca Audiology
American Hearing Aid Associates
Amplifon/Elite Hearing Network
APSO
AuDBling
Audigy
Audiology Awareness Campaign
AudiologyDesign
Audioscan
AuDStandard
AuDStuff, LLC
Black & Black ENT & Audiology/Vorotek USA
Bloom Hearing Specialists
Blue Ocean Media House
Bose
CaptionCall
CareCredit
Clear Digital Media
ClearCaptions, LLC
Cochlear Americas
CounselEAR
CVS Health
Ear Technology Corporation
earVenture
Fuel Medical Group
Grason-Stadler
Gravity Payments
Hamilton CapTel
Healthcare Revenue Group
Jed Med Instrument Company
Lantos Technologies
MedTech International
MG Development
MiraCell, Inc.
Nuheara
Nupur Technologies
Oaktree Products
Otometrics/Audiology Systems
Peterson Whitaker & Bjork, LLC
Phonak
Rayovac
Review Wave
Shoebox Audiometry
Sivantos
SonicCloud
Special Olympics Florida
Sprint CapTel
Student Academy of Doctors of Audiology
Sycle
Think Hearing, Inc.
TIMS for Audiology
United Printing & Mailing
Unitron
Widex USA, Inc.
Wolters Kluwer
Zero Gravity
ZPower

 

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 2.05 CEUs/.6 Tier 1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.

 

Schedule At-A-Glance

Sunday, October 21, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Generational Differences and the Importance of Patient Experience

Kyle Acker, Au.D.
Rochele Orsini, Au.D.

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Break

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Hearing AND Balance: The Future of Connected Health

Kyle Acker, Au.D.
Rochele Orsini, Au.D.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Student Reception

Monday, October 22, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  Managing Comorbidities Symposium

Victor Bray, Ph.D.

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  Documentation and Communications with Physicians

David Zapala, Ph.D.

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Healthcare Provider Collaboration on Co-Morbidities

2:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Healthcare Provider Collaboration on Co-Morbidities

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

  Taking Action: Co-managing Comorbidities – Victor Bray, Ph.D.

  CCAM Flowchart

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

  Standards and Accreditation for the Audiology Practice

  Targeting Excellence

Angela Morris, Au.D.
John Coverstone, Au.D.
Patricia Gaffney, Au.D.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

  IP Captioned Telephone Services and the Federal Communications Commission

Jim Skjeveland

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

  Welcome & President's Address

Alicia Spoor, Au.D.

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  Keynote Presentation: Growing Healthcare Leaders – Empowerment to Improve Healthcare

Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  Insights from the Outside: Creating an Exceptional Patient Journey

Randy Baldwin

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  Interactive Session: Building the Audiology Brand

Lia James

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  Keynote Presentation: What I Learned From Setting a $70,000 Minimum Wage

Dan Price, CEO Gravity Payments

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  Relationships, Referrals and Resources: Best Practices in Physician Engagement

Thomas J. Tedeschi, Au.D., Moderator
Robert Tysoe, BSc.
Maryann Nikander, Au.D.
Stacy O’Brien, Au.D.
Nicole Pavol
Physician Panelists

  Handout - Creating an Income Annuity with a Physician Marketing Program

  Handout - Cliff Notes of Physician Marketing

  The End of Business as Usual: Three Tangible Skills for Long-term Success in Audiology

Brian Taylor, Au.D.

  Tinnitus Care for Your Patients Part 1: Marketing Tinnitus Specialty Care to Grow Your Practice

Jill Meltzer, Au.D.
Torryn Brazell, MS, CAE

9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Externs and Private Practice

Patricia Gaffney, Au.D.
Alyssa Needleman, Au.D.

  Positioning Professional Care Value Through Innovative Practice Strategies

David Smriga, M.A.
Gregory Frazer, Au.D.
Dale Thorstad

  Tinnitus Care for Your Patients Part 2: Streamline Tinnitus Treatment in Your Busy Practice

Tricia Scaglione, AuD, FAAA, CCC-A

11:15 AM - 1:00 PM

Business Plan Competition and Luncheon

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  Expanding the Patient Journey (and the Practice) with Hearables

H. Christopher Schweitzer, Ph.D.

  Threat Hunting OTCs

Jacqueline Scholl, Au.D.

  Optimizing Third-Party Reimbursements

Deb Abel, Au.D.

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

  Telehealth: Shifting the Paradigm to Improve Access to Care

Dan Quall, Au.D.

  Threat Hunting OTCs

Jacqueline Scholl, Au.D.

What the Future Holds for Practice Ownership

Moderator: Craig Castelli
Brian Vesely, Au.D.
William Diles, M.A.
Elizabeth Rogers, Au.D.
John Hartman, MA

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  Practice Trends: Hearing Health Care or Consumer Electronics?

Amyn Amlani, Ph.D.

  Threat Hunting OTCs

Jacqueline Scholl, Au.D.

  The Future of Digital Marketing & Local Search to Generate Quality Leads

Gaetano Pizzi
Kevin Havens

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — Early Career Professionals Track Session

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Rapid Fire Sessions

  Communication Needs Assessment: Alicia Spoor, Au.D.
  Cochlear Implant Candidacy/Referral: Elizabeth Rogers, Au.D.
  Billing and Coding: Debbie Abel, Au.D.
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo: Danielle Dorner, Au.D.
  Tinnitus: Jason Leyendecker, Au.D.
  Aural Rehabilitation: Dusty Jessen, Au.D.

9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

  Creating a Remarkable Workplace Culture

Riley Bass, Au.D. and Chrissy Lemley, Au.D.

11:15 AM - 1:00 PM

Business Plan Competition Luncheon

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  Why and How to Acquire your Own Audiology Practice

Scott Myatt

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Negotiating Skills

Lia James

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  Billing and Coding

Deb Abel, Au.D.