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2013 NCRAR Conference

The 6th International NCRAR Conference:

Beyond the Audiology Clinic: Innovations and Possibilities of Connected Health

was held in Portland, Oregon on September 18-20, 2013.

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 Conference  Program
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Thank you to our generous sponsors for supporting this year's conference!





























About the Conference: (Wednesday, September 18 - Friday, September 20):

Early registration for the conference is $120 for students, VA and DOD Employees, and $180 for non-VA Employees, through August 15, 2013. Late registration after August 15, 2013 is $220 for all registrants. This charge covers the costs of the location rental, refreshments and dinner.

Keynote address by Elizabeth Krupinski, Ph.D.: Innovations and Possibilities of Connected Health  

Presentation Topic Areas:
• Principles and methods underlying telemedicine
• How teleaudiology fits into the changing healthcare landscape
• Outcomes from established teleaudiology programs in Alaska and Brazil
• State-of-the-art of VA teleaudiology
• Automated hearing testing
• Self-fitting hearing aids
• Tele-Aural Rehabilitation
• Attitudes towards telepractice
• 24/7 Home-based care – the OHSU Living Labs

Presenters**: Drs. Harvey Abrams, Terry Chisolm, Deborah Ferrari, Chad Gladden, Louise Hickson, Jeffrey Kaye, John Kokesh, Elizabeth Krupinski, Robert Margolis, Jerry Northern.

Links to further information regarding conference registration, scholarships, posters, hotel, etc. can be found in the yellow box above.

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**Financial/Nonfinancial Relationships:  Dr. Robert Margolis is the owner and president of Audiology Incorporated; Dr. Harvey Abrams is an employee manager for Starkey Hearing Technologies. All other speakers have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.