Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Timely information and lively insights for everyone who cares about hearing loss.
- AAA and ASHA Issue Suggested Best Practices for Determination of Need for Captioned Phone Services
ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND & RESTON, VIRGNIA — In response to published concerns by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that captioned telephone services (CTS) are being utilized by people who are not appropriate […]
- An Uneasy Truce with Tinnitus
We blame IT on our hearing loss. On stress. On overexposure to loud noise. On medications. On illness or disease. On the treatments for illness. On pregnancy. On getting older. On we-haven’t-got-a-clue! The IT is […]
- The Deaf Prince of the US Civil War
Neuilly-sur-Seine is a French commune just west of Paris, in the department of Hauts-de-Seine. A suburb of Paris, Neuilly is immediately adjacent to the city and is composed of mostly wealthy, select residential […]
- Mindful Counseling
At the end of any interview with a potential new provider, I ask whether they have any questions for me. Many have none, some ask about hours and other working conditions, some ask about clinical protocols. The […]
- Retailization of Healthcare
by Amyn M Amlani, PhD Healthcare has changed and continues to evolve. Decades ago, a patient would schedule an appointment with their provider based on their insurance coverage, the provider then diagnosed and […]
- Boys Town Study Finds Oticon OpenSound Navigator Improves Children’s Speech Understanding in Noise
SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY — A recent study1 by researchers from Boys Town National Research Hospital found that Oticon OpenSound Navigator™ (OSN) improves children’s speech understanding in noisy environments […]
- Keeping the Clinic Compliant: HIPAA Audit Provides Lessons on Risk and Implementation
by Carol Amick According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 70% of organizations are not HIPAA Compliant. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, known as HIPAA […]
- Making Story Books for Children
Books are critical parts of learning. When babies are born I always give books – even if I am giving other presents. And I include a note with the books telling baby to ask parents to read at least 10 books a day. A […]
- “Just Say No” to a Code for vHIT
Think you want a code for vHIT? Think again. Currently there is no code for vHIT, but I frequently hear from practicing Audiologists that there should be. Most of the procedures we use for the diagnostic evaluation of […]
- Best of 2018: Musicians should not retire on my watch!
Recently there have been news reports about famous musicians who can no longer perform their music and choose to retire. By hook or by crook, that should not happen! There are a multitude of strategies and technologies […]
- The Relationship Between Hearing Loss and Dementia
Over the past few years, multiple studies have found a link between hearing loss and an increased risk for dementia. Whether it’s a causational or correlational relationship is still being researched, but the […]
- Give P1 a Chance!
Frank Musiek, Ph.D. This commentary is one that is consistent with the mission of the Pathways column. It brings attention to topics that perhaps have been underplayed in the audiology community. This Pathways article will […]
- The Loudest Sound
How loud can sound get? Could loud sound kill you? Are there limits, and if so, what are they? How are such things determined? All of these are interesting questions and an attempt will be made to […]
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