Call of the Wild — Who Serves Patients in Remote Areas?

Today’s post comes from Guest Editor Ryan Kalef, an Audiologist practicing in the Greater Vancouver area of BC (see his bio at the end of this post). It describes the economic conundrum of providing services in scarcely populated areas in Canada and Government policy innovations put in place in one province, but not another.   The post…

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British Columbia: Brent and The Beastie Boys Do Economics

I had the distinct pleasure and honor of speaking to the British Columbia Association of Speech/Language Pathologists & Audiologists (BCASLPA) on October 13, 2012.  Although I cannot say those who attended my session felt as honored, I can say that the small but hardy group stayed with me for a full 5.5 hours while we…

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