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5 Questions to Consider When Your Providers Ask for a Raise

With the cost of living on the rise and patient bases growing, it’s only expected that your providers will ask for an increase in compensation. Deciding if and how much of a raise is possible can be difficult, but a talented provider is worth the consideration. Here are five questions to ask yourself when deciding …

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CQ Can Help You Be the Signal in the Noise – Seeing the Over the Counter (OTC) Announcement as an Opportunity

As an Audiologist for almost 25 years, I have never seen more of a golden opportunity than now to shout from the rooftops the importance of hearing healthcare! In my consulting role at CQ Partners as Director of Audiology, I am often asked how my practices can reach and help more people. Well, this my …

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Digital Marketing in Healthcare: Why is SEO Important?

So, you have a website… You secured your hosting, built or had a site built for you, and now you can start raking in the traffic, right? Easy peasy! If you own a website, you have most likely heard of search engine optimization, or SEO. You may even have 3rd party marketing companies whispering in …

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Navigating Managed Care in Hearing Healthcare

I’ll never forget the moment, in 2009, when my primary care physician asked: “So, what do you do for a living?” Upon learning that I was on the practice management and business consulting side of the hearing industry, she immediately dove into ranting and raving about diminishing insurance reimbursements. Once she finally got around to …

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No Surprises Act and Hearing Care Providers – What to Know

On January 1, 2022, the No Surprises Act went into effect. Designed to protect patients from surprise medical bills, this law offers new protections for patients who are receiving care from out-of-network providers and at in-network facilities. It also requires that uninsured or self-pay patients be given expected costs and details of the care they …

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CQ Audiology Advisory Council

Exciting Things to Come from the CQ Audiology Advisory Council

CQ Partners 20-person Council is comprised of Audiologists from all across the country in a variety of clinical settings; all with a common goal of bridging clinical and business best practices to better serve patients with hearing loss. Purpose of The Council The Council brings together experts in the field of audiology and provides our …

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How I Talked a Tinnitus Patient off the Ledge in 4 Steps

When a tinnitus patient comes into your office, they are likely already overwhelmed with how it is impacting their life, and they may even have frustrations with how their tinnitus has been addressed in the past. The phrase “learn to live with it” is sometimes used as the catch-all for tinnitus problems.  While all of …

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