Educational Program

Educational Program

Featured Presenter: Noel C. Pace, Esq., JD

Cyber Security: Bridging the Gap Between Operations and Security
Telemedicine: Revolutionizing the Health-Care Industry

As a board-certified health-care executive, former community hospital chief operating officer, executive director of a large Miami for-profit ambulatory surgery center (ASC), multiple hospital leader—and now as a health-care attorney, Mr. Pace understands the complex legal, compliance, accreditation, and business needs of physicians, healthcare professionals, and healthcare entities, which makes him an ideal advocate for his clients.

Thursday January 9

Registration in the Afternoon
4:30–6:30 pm Opening Session
Great Debate: Hearing Aids Should Be a Paid Benefit for Medicare Beneficiaries Catherine Palmer, PhD; Bettie Borton, AuD; Paul Pessis, AuD; and AU Bankaitis, PhD
Sponsored by Elite Hearing Network

Friday, January 10

7:00–8:00 am Registration and Exhibits Continental Breakfast  
8:00–9:30 am General Session Cyber Security: Bridging the Gap Between Operations and Security Noel C. Pace, Esq.
9:45–11:45 am General Session Enhancing Patient Care with Medical Knowledge Alan Freint, MD
12:00–1:00 pm Exhibits and Lunch Lunch  
1:00–2:30 pm General Session Broadening Patient Product Options to Include PSAPs/OTCs/Hearables Catherine Palmer, PhD, and Erik Rauterkus, BA
2:45–3:45 pm General Session Telemedicine: Revolutionizing the Health-Care Industry Noel C. Pace, Esq.
4:00–5:00 pm General Session 20/20 Vision in 2020: Practice Management Update Paul Pessis, AuD

Saturday, January 11

6:30–7:30 am Exhibits Continental Breakfast  
7:30–8:30 am Symposium Marketing Basics for Audiologists: Practical Steps You Can Take to Grow Your Practice Presented by Joe Karp
Sprint CapTel
8:30–10:00 am General Session Audiology and the Digital World AU Bankaitis, PhD, and Kevin Havens 
10:15–11:15 am General Session Innovative Strategies for Hiring Bettie Borton, AuD
11:30 am–12:30 pm Exhibits Lunch  
12:30–2:30 pm General Session The Audiologist's Obligation to the Vertiginous Patient Richard Roberts, PhD



The Practice Management Specialty Meeting is worth a maximum of 1.4 CEUs. Note: The Academy’s approval of this continuing education activity does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.