WASHINGTON, DC–The Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) got a much-needed boost earlier this month when Starkey Hearing Technologies, in conjunction with Widex USA, Inc., announced that they would provide $160,000 to the commission over the next three years, 2014-2016. ACAE is an independent non-profit organization that accredits universit
Editor’s Note: Today we continue with the third and final post of Brian Taylor’s discussion on unbundling service delivery in the audiology clinic. When most of us hear the word “innovation” our minds immediately conjure up thoughts of computers, robotic manufacturing processes, new advances in automated medical devices or some other technology designed to m
The Journal @ HHTM
The Journal @ HHTM offers free access to hearing-related research posters, a service made possible by Etymotic Research.
Pathways @ HHTM
Pathways, overseen by Frank Musiek, PhD, is both a Website that covers topics related to CAPD and Neuroaudiology, and a society for people interested in central auditory disorders that regularly meets to discuss these issues.
Today’s post is from Guest Contributor Extraordinaire Harvey Abrams, PhD. Last time, he treated us to a masterful discussion of Price in the hearing aid industry. Today he switches gears to talk about brain fitness, health apps, and auditory training in the Internet age. The Starkey Hearing Blogs ran Dr Abram’s post on July […]
The six previous posts on the human ear canal focused primarily on its dimensions. This post is directed toward non-dimensional features of the ear canal that lead to an understanding of the tissue, blood supply, and innervation of the ear canal. Skin Lining and Substructure The skin […]
The Hearing Husband and I sat on individual floor mats, waiting for the instructor to arrive for our first-ever yoga class. It was an introductory session offered by our fitness center and we thought why not? I was about to learn why not. Entering the room, the instructor lowered the lights, and as he […]
I have been dispensing hearing aids since 1991, longer than some, but just a kid to others in the business. Lately it seems that common politeness has taken a back seat to expressing oneself with no filter; if you are demanding, you may believe you’ll get what you want more quickly. This attitude does not work […]
Cost-Effectiveness VNG using infrared video recordings offer several advantages in terms of patient flow and cost effectiveness. The most obvious is the reduction in time needed to complete an ENG examination. In our office, an average of about 60 minutes is required per patient with electrode-based ENG and 45 to 50 minutes per patient […]
Musicians’ earplugs, also known as the ER-15, have been available since 1988. These were based on a patent by Elmer Carlson of Knowles Electronics in the 1970s. When Mead Killion left Knowles to start his own company, Etymotic Research , he licensed from Knowles, and later developed this product. To […]
Siblings sometimes report that they feel left out of things because the child with hearing loss, or other disabilities, requires so much attention from parents. Everyone working with a family affected by hearing loss needs to be aware that sibs need attention too. So what can we do? Talk about hearing loss Parents and […]
Par Gael Hannan Le fondement du Programme : Parler avec les enfants, non pas leur parler Fondamentalement, l’approche Oui à l’ouïe est une conversation sur la façon dont les jeunes peuvent « Ménager leurs oreilles pour la musique ». Gael déclare, « Tous les jeunes ont à coeur d’écouter la musique – et la perspective […]