The Transtheoretical Model and Audiologic Care

“Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD “There is nothing wrong with change as long as it is in the right direction” – Winston Churchill   To date, the theme of my posts has focused on the two primary approaches to audiologic care – medical and rehabilitative. The rehabilitative approach recognizes…

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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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