Simplify the complexity of your practice in areas of marketing, business management and manufacturer relations. Create synergy with other practice owners and share ideas, experiences and knowledge to better serve our patients and compete!
Welcome to AuDConnex.
AuDConnex was founded on the belief that we are stronger as a whole than as individuals. In today’s quickly changing and competitive marketplace, it is important to maintain a competitive edge when it comes to pricing, business management and marketing.
AuDConnex members have opportunities to collaborate with other members and industry experts throughout the year. AuDConnex offers a variety of meetings, webinars and social media forums helping members keep focused on efficient practice management and operations. Topics include: marketing, practice management, physician referral programs, roundtables, etc.
To learn more about AuDConnex and how it can help grow and enhance your practice, submit an interest form on the home page. We look forward to hearing from you.
We invite you to explore the AuDConnex advantage.
Looking to swim a different direction?
Save money by receiving maximum discounts without the minimum purchases. Joining AuDConnex enables your practice to take advantage of purchasing power in marketing, business services and hearing aid manufacturers. In many cases, utilizing this purchasing power is the only way to achieve maximum discounts and rebates.
Succeed at business by spending more time with your patients and less time negotiating vendor discounts. Managing vendor relations often takes time away from patient care. Avoid the hassle by letting the AuDConnex group negotiate for you.
AuDConnex has a simple philosophy of power in numbers. Our goal is to obtain competitive pricing for our group without requiring minimum purchases or commitments.
As an AuDConnex member, you’ll receive manufacturer price discounts and extended warranties. Also you’ll receive manufacturer and product rebates to be used towards marketing, business services or whatever suits your business needs.
Along with great pricing and rebates, you’ll receive discounted pricing on:
- Hearing Aid Supplies
- Practice Management Software
- Practice Online Report Program
- Hearing Aid ExtendedWarranty Program
- Printing Services
- Website Development Program
- General Business Services
- Assistive Listening Devices
- Phone On-Hold Services and Music
- Patient Financing
- Complimentary Consultation & Seamless Integration of Rebates to Retirement Accounts
We understand marketing is an important role in practice growth. As a member of AuDConnex, you’ll have access to complementary advertising and marketing consultation along with copywriting and graphic design services… no cost to you.
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In need of a support system for your ENT practice that will help maximize your revenue and practice potential? AuDConnex offers unique perspectives and solutions to enhance ENT/Medical practices.
AuDConnex Medical is surpassing expectations, providing members with more than just industry knowledge and business services. As a valued member you will receive the support of your peers who are working on achieving the same goal of a fully optimized, innovative clinical setting. Sharing their successes and missteps along the way to help you learn from those who know best.
In addition to a support system of peers, AuDConnex members also have access to the most comprehensive list of manufacturers, paired with the utmost competitive pricing. There are no fees, no contracts, and no minimum purchases required – allowing you to choose the best devices to fit your patients needs, while helping you to eliminate the stress associated with the bottom line. With AuDConnex at your side, you and your team will have the time you need to focus on the care and quality of service required to build your reputation as a superior ENT practice.
AuDConnex will help you gain market traction by sharing your success and quality reputation with those in your marketplace. As a member, you have access to a top-tier marketing firm, The Lewis Agency, LLC. Ryan Lewis and his team will help brand your practice while keeping it cutting edge.
Helping you to better engage with today’s patient as well as tomorrow’s.
A support system delivering collaborative peer driving practice strategies, the most comprehensive and competitive pricing, and access to innovative marketing services, while continually improving business services…WE ARE AUDCONNEX.
Partners & Manufacturers
Michael R. Iliff, Au.D.
Private Practice Owner
Dr. Michael Iliff is co-owner of Colorado Hearing Specialists, Inc. in Parker Colorado and a Clinical Audiologist at Hearing Consultants of Colorado Springs, LLC. Dr. Iliff received his Doctorate of Audiology degree at the Arizona School of Health Sciences in 2003.
Richard K. Johnson, Au.D.
Dr. Richard K. Johnson serves as the Director of Audiology for Nevada ENT & Hearing Associates and Tahoe Hospital. Dr. Johnson is also Co-Owner of Silver State Hearing. He received his Doctorate of Audiology degree at Pennsylvania College of Optometry, School of Audiology in 2004.
Ryan B. Lewis
Marketing Agency Owner
Ryan Lewis is the Brand Strategist/Creative Director/Owner of the Lewis Agency. Mr. Lewis has over 15 years experience in strategic marketing, brand positioning, website development, creative execution, project management, advertising, promotions and public affairs.
Vice President of Finance
Todd Gease has more than 15 years of experience in the financial sector of the hearing health care industry. He was previously the director of financial services for a large hearing health care provider. Todd’s expertise ranges from accounting to insurance billing, as well as business strategy. Todd oversees the AuDConnex finance department and plays an integral role in the newly developed centralized billing benefit for members.
Vice President of Sales
Michael Lowery joined AuDConnex/Rise ENT as the Vice President of Sales in August of 2022. With a degree in Marketing and Management from the University of Colorado, Mike has proven to be an inspiring leader who isn’t afraid to challenge the status quo. A high-achieving sales and business development leader with vast experience in the hearing healthcare. With nearly two decades of leadership experience, Mike has directed business channels, developed programs, managed high performing teams, developed critical business partnerships and organizational strategy skills that have served as the foundation for his many professional successes including: managing portfolios of over $100 million in revenue, launching industry-defining new category product launches, and forays into new markets. Most recently as the Director/Growth Leader for Whisper AI launching the industry’s first upgradeable artificial intelligent software-based learning hearing system. Mike lives in Colorado where he is a proud father of his two children.
Michael Hodes, Au.D.
Dr. Michael Hodes became an Account Manager for AuDConnex in July 2015. He is currently working as a Clinical Audiologist at Silver State Hearing and Balance in Reno, NV. He received his Doctorate degree from Idaho State University and is passionate about philanthropy in his community and abroad. Dr. Hodes lives in north Reno with his wife and four children. Two boys and has recently adopted twin girls. Dr. Hodes’ oldest son has a hearing loss in one ear.
Cassie lliff, Au.D.
Director of Network Development
Dr. Cassie Iliff joined AuDConnex as Manager of Operations in September of 2013. In recent years, she was employed by Unitron as an account executive and regional trainer and most recently worked for MAICO-Diagnostics as a product manager. Cassie received her bachelor’s degree and graduate degree in audiology from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.