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Feb. 05, 2023

What to Do When You Hear Your Eye Move?

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Imagine a patient reporting hearing their own eyeball move, feeling dizzy with loud sounds or quick head movements, experiencing aural fullness, autophony, and possibly some hearing loss. These symptoms form a perplexing cluster that can be frustrating for both the affected individual and their healthcare provider. We take a closer look at the condition known as Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome
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Aug. 07, 2022

Alcohol Vinegar Earwash can help keep ear canals dry and healthy

Bob Martin
by Robert Martin, PhD Many hearing aid users have are troubled by excess moisture in their external ear canals. This can occur for a wide variety of reasons: living in a hot climate, working in a physical job, having a tiny vent in the hearing aid, or the use of earmold medications. Moist ears tend to itch, stink, and generally
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May. 24, 2022

7 Ideas to Reduce “no-show” Rates in Your Audiology Clinic

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by Allan Vinther Are you tired of losing valuable time and money because patients aren’t showing up for their scheduled appointments? In healthcare, no-show rates can range as high as 80% due to numerous factors, including transportation barriers, concerns around a possible diagnosis, and simply forgetting about the appointment.  The average cost of a missed appointment is $200. Unlike a
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May. 13, 2022

How do I attract (and keep) new customers to my hearing care practice

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by Allan Vinther More than 1.5 billion people (almost 20% of the world’s population) have hearing loss. In fact, hearing loss is the third most common chronic physical condition that people experience, behind only arthritis and heart disease. Having hearing loss is twice as common as having conditions like diabetes or cancer.  However, even though a tremendous number of people
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May. 03, 2022

How to provide faster testing without quality fears and ensure clinical compliance

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by Nils Westerlund Audiologists work in busy, fast-paced clinics and must deliver exceptional care, accurate diagnoses, appropriate solutions, and skilled counseling every day with every patient. Hearing Care Professionals (HCPs) are tasked with being efficient and compassionate, maximizing the number of patients they see per day– while still consistently providing superior care.  Real-time quality assessment can help them accomplish this.
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Feb. 13, 2022

Successful Hearing Aid Use: When the fitting is painful

Bob Martin
If you recently purchased hearing aids and notice pain in one of your ears, there are three possibilities you should carefully consider: (1) the hearing aid does not fit your ear properly, (2) you have an infected ear, or (3) the hearing aid is not inserted correctly. Wearing a pair of well-fitted hearing aids is like wearing a pair of
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Jan. 18, 2022

Is it Time to Review Your Clinic’s Digital Presence?

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
2021 is over and now we can look forward to turning the page and starting fresh. This makes it a perfect time to run an audit of your hearing practice website.   It’s time for a website audit   Auditing your website is a lot like taking your car for a routine tune-up. Your website isn’t a ‘set it and
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Dec. 27, 2021

What Should Your Practice Post on Social Media?

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Dear Readers: During this holiday season, the editors at Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM) are taking some time off. However, we are not leaving you without anything to read on our blog this week. Instead, we are publishing a special holiday edition filled with what we call our Readers’ Choices. Our Readers’ Choices featured this week are the posts
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Nov. 15, 2021

3 Key Features of Amplivox Beep

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
by Adam Dawson Software keeps getting smarter. Simple devices, such as smartphones and tablets, can do amazing things today. They can instantly play any song you could ever imagine, stream thousands of movies and tv shows, and even control household appliances.  Innovation isn’t restricted to consumer-facing products, however. Companies like Grason-Stadler, MedRx, and now Amplivox have made it possible to
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Nov. 03, 2021

Word-of-Mouth Referrals Aren’t Enough To Build Your Practice

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
In the past, if a person was looking for a recommendation for a reputable hearing provider, the old standby was to ask a friend or neighbor. Although some old-school, word-of-mouth referrals still exist, they are no longer enough to keep your practice growing. In today’s world, hearing practices need to rely on a variety of marketing tactics to reach their