http://archive.freep.com/article/20140107/BUSINESS06/301070113/aco-ace-michigan-name-change

Does ACO Spell Audiology?

Tom J. Northey is this week’s guest contributor.  In July, Hearing Economics did a multi-part series going back in time to 2000, when Mr. Northey wrote a seminal article forecasting our profession’s future choices and coining that popular phrase “Audiology Economics.” Lucky for Hearing Economics, the series caught Mr. Northey’s attention.  Though he left the field of…

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http://www.itpro.co.uk/business-intelligence/big-data-column/19594/future-cities-widens-its-reach-big-data

Present Situation Be Damned, Full Speed Ahead

The Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare was reviewed, state-by-state, last week.  This week brings another table (below) of dubious data collected with sincere effort to try to estimate the ACA’s impact on Audiologists. Requests for updates and corrections last week went unheeded.  Logical explanations, in order of probability, are 1) nobody reads this column except Harvey…

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ZfUu_FFJjPk

Audiology Landscaping Under Way by the Affordable Care Act

George Lyons (ASHA VP for Audiology) recently anticipated a “changing landscape” for Audiologists as components of  the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) are implemented.  His well written post was well received and frequently read.  It was also rare —  few articles in the public domain are written specifically about Audiology and the ACA;…

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