Audiologists’ Use of Telepractice Grows As technology develops and the need for services increases, more audiologists use telepractice to work with clients remotely. At a Glance
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Audiologists’ Use of Telepractice Grows
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At a Glance   |   January 01, 2016
Audiologists’ Use of Telepractice Grows
The ASHA Leader, January 2016, Vol. 21, 28. doi:10.1044/leader.AAG.21012016.28
The ASHA Leader, January 2016, Vol. 21, 28. doi:10.1044/leader.AAG.21012016.28
Audiologists using telepractice
ASHA survey data show that, overall, 7 percent of audiologists delivered services via telepractice in 2013, up slightly from 5 percent in 2011 (see graphic). In 2013, audiologists in hospitals and residential health care facilities were the most likely to deliver services by telepractice.
Percentage of audiologists providing telepractice services, by primary work setting and year
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Client populations
For audiologists who use telepractice, the client populations they were most likely to serve were adults in the military or via the Department of Veterans Affairs, and adults in a home or work environment (see graphic).
Percentage of audiologists providing telepractice services, by client population and year
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