Living in the Gray Area between Art and Science: Overcoming the Effects of the Whipsaw

“Signal & Noise” is a bimonthly column by Brian Taylor, AuD. Most everyone is interested in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, a big part of which is paying close attention to diet and exercise.  Some, armed with formal academic training, quickly take note of the latest research in these areas.  Social media, cable news and the…

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Evidence-based Practice and Patient Centered Communication: Two Disruptors that Can Make a Difference Today

“Signal & Noise” is a bimonthly, or sometimes monthly, column by Brian Taylor, AuD.   Disruptive innovation is a hot topic within our industry. The mere utterance of the term “disruptive innovation” at a confrence likely conjures thoughts of futuristic gadgets and gizmos that eliminate the need for audiologists and hearing instrument specialists.  Look no…

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