Three Important Perspectives on Why Many Adults Delay Care for Their Hearing Loss, part 2

“Signal & Noise” is a bimonthly column by Brian Taylor, AuD. Identifying and addressing the unmet needs of people with hearing loss means more than reducing costs (the Public Health Perspective) or improving devices (the Biomedical Perspective).  The extent and limits of those approaches were covered in part 1.  Today’s post suggests that we can…

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Chronic Care Management and the Health Belief Model: Does it Apply to Hearing Health Behavior?

“Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD I concluded last month’s post by describing The Chronic Care Model (CCM); Wagner, 1998) which consists of six components considered critical for improving outcomes among patients with chronic health conditions: Self-Management Support Delivery System Design Decision Support Clinical Information Systems Organization of Health Care…

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