Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Timely information and lively insights for everyone who cares about hearing loss.
- Starkey Announces Launch of ‘Listen Carefully’ Advocacy Initiative
EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced the launch of Listen Carefully, a new initiative aimed at “bridging the conversation between hearing healthcare providers and lawmakers in Washington, D.C.” The effort […]
- Amazing Things You May Not Know About ‘Hearing People’
In these insane times, I’ve noticed an alarming tendency to chunk people into a group, and then assume that they all do and believe the same thing. We blame everyone for every unnerving act that any random person in that […]
- Someone Please Turn Down the Cicadas
Ah, summer! The warm weather and light breezes mark my favorite time of the year. I love swimming, and hiking and watching the fireflies blink on and off in the darkness after the sun goes down. It is a time for vacations, […]
- Public Health and Hearing Loss: Interview with Nick Reed, AuD, PhD
In this two-part conversation, Nick Reed, AuD, PhD, discusses what hearing care professionals need to know about public health and hearing loss. In a wide-ranging interview with Brian Taylor, Reed, who is a research […]
- Magnanoscience: Offering Miracles to Hearing Care
by Robert Traynor, Ed. D., MBA, FNAP It has been said that “Nanotechnology is an idea that most people simply do not believe.” What is nanotechnology and how can it be applied to hearing care? Nanoscience […]
- Doing TeleHealth? ProJECT!!
I recently had a remote appointment with one of my specialist MDs. Since I am involved in training for our Remote Care initiative, I paid close attention. I really like this doctor. He has always impressed me in-person […]
- Diffusion of Innovations and its Application to Hearing Care: Part 1
by Amyn Amlani, PhD In 1962, E.M. Rogers developed a theory on how, why, and at what rate new ideas and technology spread. Specifically, this theory, Diffusion of Innovations (DOI), explained how an idea or product gains […]
- Consumer Technology Association Names Nuheara ‘Company of the Year’
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), representing the $422 billion US technology industry, has named Nuheara as its “Company of the Year” for 2021. The CTA represents over 2,200 consumer technology companies in […]
- e3 Diagnostics Turns 10!
by Adam Dawson A decade is a long time. A lot can happen over the course of 10 years. For instance, 10 years ago, there was no TikTok, rideshares were less popular than taxis, and streaming television was in its infancy. […]
- School is starting – we hope (I think)
School is starting again and everyone needs to remember what it is like for a child with a hearing loss to be in school now. We need to be sure that everyone is protected, including our kids. Everyone needs to wear masks. […]
- A Modified Epley Maneuver Case Report
Editors Note: This is a coauthored case report with one of our Audiology Doctoral Externs Jordan Hennessee. Jordan is a 4th year Doctor of Audiology Extern at Wake Forest Baptist Health. Her interests include working with […]
- We are now up to 109 dB…
The input-related dynamic range of modern hearing aids (also known as its input “Headroom”) is important to know in order to prevent distortion and input-clipping of louder sounds in the environment. Typical loud input […]
- An Audiologist’s Guide to Hearing Loss
by Callum McPhillips We have 5 senses vital to everyday life, yet hearing is thought to be one of the most important. In terms of communication, hearing allows us to connect with loved ones, contributing to our happiness and […]
- Hidden Hearing Loss & Diabetes
Editor’s note: We are fortunate to have a commentary this month by Kathy Dowd, Executive Director of The Audiology Project (TAP) which has been front and center for involving Audiology in diabetes related hearing loss – […]
- 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 answer these as […]
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