26th Annual Mid-America Conference on Hearing

Cincinnati, Ohio
Thursday, May 17, 2018

We are proud to be hosting the follow speakers and topics for 2018: 

Todd Hedberg, MBA: 
Digital Marketing Mythbusters: Using the Right Strategies for Your Practice

About Our Speaker: 

Todd has over 15-years experience with marketing in the hearing aid industry and passionately serves as the Director of Digital Marketing at Widex USA. His professional focus is in helping audiology practices grow their practices through cost-effective and profitable digital marketing strategies. He holds a Master's of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN as well as a Bachelor of Arts from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. Todd also serves as an adjunct faculty for the MBA program at St. Catherine's University in St. Paul, MN.  

Michael Stone, BC-HIS:
The Modern Hearing Instrument Practice: Procedures and Equipment

About Our Speaker: 

Mike Stone graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1978 and is the fourth generation owner of Stone-Lang Company. He has been involved in the medical products and hearing rehabilitation field for over 40 years. He is well known in the hearing health care field and has held many national and local leadership positions, including 16th president of the International Hearing Society. Mike and his wife, Debbie Stone, have two children and enjoy spending time traveling.

Laura B. Dennison, Au.D., BC-HIS:
Best Practices For Your Patients, Your Sanity, and Your Bottom Line

About Our Speaker: 

Laura is the Founder and President of Audiology Associates of Georgia from 1988 through 2014. She and her team grew the company to over two-million dollars a year in sales with two offices before selling the practice. Laura has served as President of the Georgia Society of Hearing Professionals, Chair of the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences, and Chair of the Exam Committee of NBC-HIS. Since selling her practice, Laura has worked as a consultant with clients who want to kick their practice up to the next level.

Dr. Doug Lewis
Your Ethics: Jedi Knight or Darth Vader?

About our speaker:

Doug Lewis is an excellent and engaging speaker and we welcome him back to Mid-America for this one hour presentation on business and patient care ethics. Doug's session will cover an analysis of your ethical practices currently in place and a review of methods to ensure ethical compliance in every area of your professional practice.

*counts as one hour Ethics education for Ohio HIS*

1 hours CE credit (0.1 AAA)

Susan Waite, ACA, BC-HIS


About our speaker:

This presentation will focus on several key issues impacting the hearing aid dispensing profession, including activity at the federal level being undertaken by the Administrative Branch and work groups related to accessibility and affordability of hearing aids, as well as direct-to-consumer hearing aid sales. This presentation will also be reviewing components of the Affordable Care Act that relate to hearing healthcare, and international activity aimed at the development of hearing aid fitting management standards. Finally, she will discuss other IHS initiatives that relate to provider parity, expanding the pipeline of provider, professional development, and connectivity.
1 hour CE credit (0.1 AAA)

Contact Information

  • Mid-America Conference on Hearing
    PO Box 8003
    Paducah, KY  42002
    Phone: 270-217-0585

Payment Instructions

  • Thank you for registering for the Mid-America Conference on Hearing.  A paper registration form can be obtained by emailing us at midamericaconferenceonhearing@outlook.com, or you can print an invoice from this registration site.  If you need a printed paper registration form (attendee or exhibitor) to submit to your employer for payment, you may compete the online registration process, choose "check" as your payment method, and print a copy of the completed registration (invoice) for submission to your AP department or employer for payment.  If you are paying with a check or money order, your registration will be confirmed once payment is received.  Please mail your payment to:

    Mid-America Conference on Hearing
    PO Box 8003
    Paducah, KY  42002

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