I hope 2020 is full of people responding to you with “of course.” The world needs more people saying “…of course.” Whether it is “of course you are welcome here” or “of course I’ll help.” Even “yes” isn’t as good as “of course.” “Yes” means it could have been “no”—“of course” means there was neve
On October 28, 2019, the editorial staff of Audiology Today (AT) sent Academy members a readership survey to gain insight into reader demographics, work settings, patient populations, and reader preferences.
Dr. Mochon is a behavioral economist focused on consumer behavior and decision making. Academy President Catherine Palmer, PhD, met with him at Tulane University to learn more about his work. This is her report of their conversation.
Every child represents a unique amalgamation of communication skills and temperament characteristics, highlighting the importance of explicitly asking individual children and adolescents with hearing loss about their social interactions to gauge the need for provision of referrals and resources.
Pediatric audiologists are experts on conditioned-play audiometry (CPA). They often work in teams of two, with one operating the audiometer and the other sitting with the child in the booth to help keep the child on task.
The Educational Audiology Association (EAA) recently developed and approved a scope of practice (SOP) for audiologists who work in educational settings. The SOP describes essential practice areas that are unique to the practice of educational audiology (EAA, 2019).
Under the final Quality Payment Program (QPP) rule for 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a new Audiology Specialty Measure Set for audiology participation in the Quality category of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) (2020 performance period/2022 pa
An integral component of successful advocacy in an association is the strength of the grassroots network. Staff can lay the groundwork and make the necessary connections with legislative and regulatory offices; however, what can be most impactful is the messaging of many individual members.