TIMS Audiology

This is where you will find TIMS Audiology news for the Hearing Industry.

Choosing a Practice Management Software:  10 Critical Features

February 25, 2016
Jerod Schaefer

Long gone are the days of ear trumpets, carbon hearing aids, vacuum tube hearing aids, transistor hearing aids, body hearing aids, eyeglass hearing aids and the like. These technologies, while innovative at the time, have been replaced many times over with newer, better technology. The same holds true for office management systems for hearing professionals; paper appointment books, online calendars and even desktop email clients are no longer adequate for managing the many facets of patient care. Appointment information, audiograms, programming sessions, chart notes, reports, scanned patient records, hearing aid tracking information — all critical facets to your patient care — must be quickly and readily available to ensure a positive patient experience. With these requirements in mind, let’s review 10 considerations when looking for an office management system for hearing professionals.

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Strengthen Your Image Through Diagnostic Report Customization

November 5, 2015
Jerod Schaefer

Diagnostic reports are a reflection of your practice. Ensuring they mimic your hearing practice’s image from data to customer service is vital. Stop stressing about the usability and cost of a report builder and focus on your customer service. 

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Finding Marketing Gold in Your Patient Database

October 2, 2015
Jerod Schaefer

It has been said that if you don't like change you're going to like irrelevancy even less. The hearing care industry is in the midst of some exciting changes - some of which bring new opportunities (aging baby boomers) while others can bring cold sweats and sleepless nights (the burgeoning PSAPs market, for example).  New technologies, increased number of choices, the looming big box store threat, and shrinking insurance coverage add to the heartburn.  

So what are hearing professionals to do in light of these challenges? 

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TIMS Audiology – Class Spotlights for Users Group 2015

June 10, 2015
Computers Unlimited

Claims Processing: Best Practices

Find out how to tackle outstanding claims using best practices and take an in-depth look at the electronic claims processing. During this course, you will discover how to:

  • Utilize Electronic Insurance Eligibility
  • Convert ICD-9 to ICD-10 in TIMS
  • Tie hearing aid sales to billable claims using best practices
  • Avoid reduction in Medicare payments using PQRS reporting
  • Stay current with ERNs
  • Simplify Canadian government funding payments
  • Manage claims utilizing
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Meet Our Audiology Users Group Vendor Partners

June 10, 2015
Computers Unlimited

Meet our Vendor Partners & Learn About the Value of Vendor Integrations

Vendor partnerships bring incredible value to TIMS Audiology customers—and this year you’ll get the opportunity to meet a few of them. Be sure to visit with these vendor partners one-on-one at this year’s conference and hear how they can help you streamline operations and improve your patient’s experience.

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