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Customize your convention experience by attending the seminars right for you! You can either choose to stick to one educational track or mix and match different seminars. In order to attend the following seminars, you must register with the Premier Package or the Saturday Only Package.
Saturday, September 30, 2023
This session is designed for the Hearing Care Provider that is currently considering adding cognitive screening to their practice but doesn’t know how to implement clinically or from an operational perspective. Attendees will learn the rational, justification and practical considerations of adding cognitive screenings to their daily practice. Additionally, counseling of patients, discussions with PCPs and detailed instruction regarding patient flow and practice operations will be provided.
Albert Turri, AuD
Albert Turri, AuD serves as the Audiology Director at The Villages Health, a large multi-disciplinary practice in The Villages, FL. He’s been a practicing clinical audiologist for 22 years and has been a passionate advocate for cognitive screenings in hearing healthcare since 2016. Dr. Turri completed his doctorate at Salus University School of Audiology.
HIPAA now has a multitude of related regulations. My presentation will review the OCR Patient Access Guidance, Proposed HIPAA Rules (may be in effect at the time of the presentation, Information Blocking, the No Surprises Act, Bulletin on Tracking Technologies. We will open your members up to the many changes they are going to need to make to avoid audits and fines. The presentation will be focused on training, how to implement the requirements of ever changing regulations.
Michael is the owner of HITECH Compliance Associates. His company specializes in helping HIPAA covered entities and business associates become and stay HIPAA compliant. Michael spent the first 23 years of his healthcare career in radiology offices performing administration and marketing services. He has extensive experience in opening new healthcare facilities, so he is aware of the challenges of compliance in your office.
For the past 12 years he has worked with over a thousand clients, from single practice physicians to major corporations to aid them in their HIPAA compliance and the security of their patient records.
During this presentation, Ray Woodworth will cover ear impressions and their intricacies for success with ordering custom products. In addition, he’ll discuss challenging hearing aid fittings and how to achieve good outcomes with patients via custom fittings and venting.
Ray Woodworth, AAS, BC-HIS
Ray Woodworth joined Starkey in 2002. He works in the Center For Excellence at Starkey’s headquarter. He fits the most challenging hearing losses and supports patients with unique needs from across the United States. He is an expert in addressing acoustic and anatomical challenges with the ear and optimizing the fit of custom technology. Prior to joining Starkey, Ray was practicing hearing healthcare professional in North Carolina in 2000.
Accountability is a crucial element of personal and professional success, but it's often easier said than done. In his book "The QBQ! The Question Behind the Question," author John G. Miller offers a powerful approach to making accountability personal by asking the right questions and taking ownership of one's actions. In this presentation, we will explore the key concepts of "The QBQ!" and how they can be applied in various settings, from individual work to team collaboration. We will discuss the importance of taking personal responsibility for one's choices and actions, as well as the role of effective communication and collaboration in fostering accountability.
We will also explore practical strategies for implementing the QBQ! approach in our daily lives, including techniques for reframing negative thinking, identifying and avoiding common accountability traps, and building a culture of accountability in teams and organizations. Through real-world examples, participants will gain a deeper understanding of how to make accountability personal and develop a proactive, solution-oriented mindset. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out in your career, this presentation offers valuable insights and practical tools for building a more accountable, successful, and fulfilling life.
Lex is a highly accomplished executive with over a decade of experience in talent development. As Vice President of Talent & Organizational Development at Lucid Hearing, a leading provider of hearing aid solutions with operations around the world, he is committed to driving the growth and development of the company’s workforce through his passion for creating memorable and measurable training programs. Lex’s ability to lead and motivate teams has resulted in building high-performing teams that deliver outstanding business results. As a heart-centered leader, Lex is renowned for his unwavering commitment to cultivating a supportive and constructive work culture that fosters personal accountability, growth, and development. This approach has earned him a distinguished reputation as an accomplished leader in the ﬁeld of talent and organizational development.