|Kim Cavitt, AuD, graduated with her Master's degree in Audiology from Indiana University in 1991 and with her AuD from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2005. She spent nine years as a clinical audiologist and preceptor at both The Ohio State University and Northwestern University and spent two years as the Director of Professional Relations at HearPO.
Throughout her career, Dr. Cavitt has been actively involved in issues related to all aspects of Audiology practice operations and management, billing, coding, third-party reimbursement and managed care issues. She has written articles and given numerous presentations at both the State and National level on these topics.
For the past eight years, Dr. Cavitt has operated her own Audiology consulting firm, Audiology Resources, Inc. Audiology Resources, Inc. provides comprehensive operational and reimbursement consulting services to hearing healthcare clinics, providers, organizations, buying groups, and manufacturers who want to be better equipped to compete in the managed care and healthcare arenas.
She also currently serves as the Co-VP of Governmental Affairs for the Illinois Academy of Audiology and is a contributor to the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA). She serves as the ADA representative on the ASHA Healthcare Economics Advisory Committee and the ASHA Physician Quality Reporting Initiative Committee. She is also an adjunct lecturer in the Northwestern University AuD program.
Dr. Cavitt is the married mother of one daughter and is actively involved in her community. An avid Cub fan, she also enjoys travel, food and getting out in her beloved adopted hometown of Chicago.
Audiology Resources, Inc. provides operational consulting services and products to hearing healthcare providers throughout the country. We specialize in maximizing efficiency and profitability throughout your practice. We want to assist you in streamlining all of your patient interactions, from appointment scheduling through final payment.
Audiology Resources can provide the following individualized items and services to your practice:
We have developed a low cost, remote operational practice review process that allows us to evaluate and provide guidance and feedback related to all operational aspects of your practice throughout the continuum of patient appointment scheduling and payment. Upon request, we can also inform you how much Audiology Resources would charge to make any necessary changes, and make recommendations for any form, document, etc. that might be missing and why they could be useful for your practice.
All of our projects are driven by the specific, individual needs of you and your practice. All proposals are created on a "shopping list" format so you can select what specific items, if any, you would like for us to develop for you and your practice. All documents are customized to your practice and its individual needs.
Also, once you are a client of Audiology Resources you may contact us anytime at no charge to answer your operational, insurance, reimbursement, or practice management questions. You will also have free access to our Client Updates, where we share the latest information on important issues in our profession.