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Hearing Health & Technology Matters

Timely information and lively insights for everyone who cares about hearing loss.


HEARING NEWS WATCH

BETTER HEARING CONSUMER

  • My Hear-Abulary is Growing!

    One of the joys of getting brand new hearing aids or getting a cochlear implant (CI) is the new sounds that come on your radar. As a hearing aid user, I loved how sounds popped up out of nowhere, shooting new information to […]

HEARING INTERNATIONAL

  • Working with Tinnitus Is More Than Masking

    All of a sudden there is lots of talk and ads by audiologists about tinnitus on television and in the mailbox, where did that come from?  Audiology is highly competitive these days and in the 2019 US marketplace the […]

INNOVATIONS IN HEARING HEALTHCARE

  • Facilitate a New Conversation

    Many hearing professionals are uncomfortable about taking their counseling into the realm of anything approaching “therapy” or interpersonal counseling.  They feel ill-equipped to delve into these more […]

HEARING ECONOMICS

HEARING TECHNOLOGIES

HEARING AND KIDS

  • Pediatric Audiology Requires a Degree of Competence

    I have had three upsetting experiences in the last few weeks about pediatric audiology. All involved incompetence. I will confess right from the start that I am not tolerant of incompetence. If you ask people who have worked […]

DIZZINESS DEPOT

  • Bogus Balance Billing Busted in Brooklyn

    Last week I attended a meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) where we were tasked with redefining and re-valuing the code for Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CPT 92548). The proceedings surrounding the […]

HEAR THE MUSIC

  • 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 […]

HEARING VIEWS

THE AUDIOLOGY CONDITION

  • 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 […]

PATHWAYS

WAYNE’S WORLD ARCHIVE

  • 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 […]

JOURNAL RESEARCH POSTERS

The Journal at HHTMThe Journal offers free access to audiology and neuroaudiology research posters, a service underwritten by Etymotic Research.