How Much and How Low, Audiology Workforce part 2

Last week’s post described a world of audiology in which median wage has increased by $2100/year on average for the last 15 years, yet the audiology workforce has remained flat.  This scenario, shown in the feature image above, is alarming.  Moreover, it is unusual.  Other healthcare professions don’t roll like this.  Today’s post looks at…

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2017 New Year’s Resolution:  Demand an Audiologist

At the turn of the century, the American Academy of Audiology launched its “Ask an Audiologist” branding campaign. The marketing goals were to familiarize the US public with the profession of audiology and make it a household term, figuratively ensconced in the medicine cabinet next to the box of Band-Aids®.  Just as consumers reach for…

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Magic Mirror On the Wall…

Amyn Amlani, PhD, has co-written the 2016 Pricing Update series in Hearing Economics.  Today’s post concludes the series for this year.  In the 1937 Disney classic movie, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the Evil Queen stands in front of a mirror and pronounces, “Magic mirror, on the wall – who is the fairest one…

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A Bayesian Approach to Cost Effective Hearing Care: What Audiologists Could Learn from Election Gurus

“Signal & Noise” is a bimonthly column by Brian Taylor, AuD.   During the 2008 election, data guru Nate Silver and his website FiveThirtyEight accurately predicted the winner of the presidential election in 49 of 50 states. After tweaking his data analysis methods he did even better in the 2012 presidential race by accurately predicting…

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Consumers, Consumers…Where art thou?

As part of our series on the influence of price on the hearing aid market, this week’s blog takes a closer look at the connection between price and adoption rates. Estimates of hearing aid adoption rates were first quantified back in the early 1970s, and are reported periodically as percentages. In 2014, Staab1 provided readers…

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