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Sessions

Business Development Sessions

As new market developments continue to advance, how should you prioritize and organize your practice and resources for customer acquisition, marketing engagement, and employee relations? Hear from leading experts on using best practices to strengthen your hearing health clinic. Learn how to develop, innovate, and accelerate a process-driven, patient-centric team and address potential barriers to change.

Hear the latest research on consumer attitudes and perceptions about hearing loss and hearing aids from our industry expert.

Develop your team to its fullest potential – our human resource experts will show you how to select, onboard, train, and manage your employees. Engaged employees will remain loyal and contribute meaningfully to your practice’s growth. How have you invested in your team?

Learn from practices that have surpassed their revenue and profit goals with the help of our sales leadership team. What strategies have the highest performing practices implemented in order to achieve success? What pitfalls have they avoided?

Strike the right balance among your marketing initiatives – the most effective plans allocate funds to digital, direct mail, and everything in between. Our marketing experts will demonstrate how the optimal marketing mix generates the greatest number of patient opportunities and practice growth. Do you know your marketing ROI?

How does what we say and how we say it influence patient decisions about hearing aids?

Top 10 Issues in Health Care Contracting

Technology Sessions

We live in a culture of technological change, with instant access to new tools and programs that make our lives easy. Artificial Intelligence, Software Apps, 3D Ear Scanning: These are just some of the high-tech realities disrupting hearing health—and the way you work with patients. This track will explore and examine how new technologies are shaping the future of hearing health today.

Over the counter hearing aids are coming… what you and your patients need to know.

A new tool to use in patient education and motivation + a practice differentiator.

How can today’s smartphone technology help your patients hear better? Be an expert advocate for your practice.

Award winners, innovations and emerging technologies promise groundbreaking performance.

Need an update on implant candidacy, outcomes and satisfaction? Information you need to know to remain an expert in your field.

You can now perform real ear measurement inside Hearing Aid software. With software developed to be compatible with IMC2 standards, collaboration between equipment and devices creates seamless real ear measurement. Learn more about this integration and how it can benefit your clinic in this presentation.

Clinical Sessions

This track will examine a comprehensive range of topics relevant to audiology, including clinical assessment, amplification, and rehabilitation, hearing research, technology implementation, hearing science, and other areas within the scope of practice of audiology. Learn how to refine your clinical program to meet the challenges of patient and device changes in 2019 and beyond, improve patient experience and satisfaction, and ensure the fiscal health of your practice.

Are you educating your patients about the consequences of untreated hearing loss? The hidden medical costs, along with physical, emotional and cognitive impacts are staggering.

Trust and verify! Fitting to target improves patient satisfaction, differentiates your practice and sidelines OTC.

It’s a sticky situation! Adding cerumen management to your toolbox can be a revenue and satisfaction generator.

Is the key to advances in hearing aid performance coming from from algorithm and software development? This is where Artificial Intelligence comes in.

Need an update on implant candidacy, outcomes and satisfaction? Information you need to know to remain an expert in your field.

You can now perform real ear measurement inside Hearing Aid software. With software developed to be compatible with IMC2 standards, collaboration between equipment and devices creates seamless real ear measurement. Learn more about this integration and how it can benefit your clinic in this presentation.

General

Conference Sсhedule

With a full range of sessions across three tracks, attendees can customize the offerings to their needs. Empower offers dozens of pathways to engage with the brightest minds and best ideas in our industry today. The daily schedule for the Conference is listed below. As our call for papers concludes and individual sessions are accepted, the detailed agenda will be published.

You’ll Engage with dynamic Disney leaders and facilitators whose achievements, passion and first-hand experience bring topics to life in meaningful ways.

9 AM-Noon

Advances in device development, upcoming releases.

9 AM-Noon

Peer-reviewed medical updates, hearing care research

Improving revenue and profit, creating a culture of success, leading during change

1 PM-6 PM

Advances in device development, upcoming releases.

1 PM-6 PM

Peer-reviewed medical updates, hearing care research

Improving revenue and profit, creating a culture of success, leading during change

8 AM-2 PM

Advances in device development, upcoming releases.

8 AM-2 PM

Peer-reviewed medical updates, hearing care research

Improving revenue and profit, creating a culture of success, leading during change

Location &

Accommodations

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, an oasis set on the shore of Lago Dorado, celebrates the daring spirit of the great Spanish explorers, artists, writers and architects. Throughout the Resort, discover a blend of classic Spanish influences, imaginative Disney touches and modern comforts both inside and out—so you can feel energized and inspired during your stay.


A special room rate of $219 per night, single/double has been negotiated for your stay. Please use the link below to book your hotel reservations directly. This rate will be available until August 11, 2019. After that date, rooms are subject to availability and prevailing rates.

  • Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
  • 1000 West Buena Vista Drive
  • Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
  • 407-939-1000
What You’ll Find

In Orlando

With so many options offered by Orlando’s Entertainment District, you’ll have plenty of chances to adventure beyond Disney. From Universal’s thrilling parks and studios to SeaWorld’s jaw-dropping oceanariums, explore all the unique attractions Orlando has to offer throughout your visit.

It doesn’t stop there! There are tons of restaurants, bars, shops, and a nightlife experience you won’t forget. Make the most of your stay with food, fun, and education!

Disney

Transportation

Complimentary transportation will be provided between Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels—featuring complimentary luggage delivery to your room. Disney’s Magical Express is a benefit of staying at select Disney Resort hotels. Please note: reservations are required to use this service.

Registration is Open

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