The Shorthanded Giant

Historically, shorthand or “short writing” dates back to the ancient Egyptians and many forms have developed over the centuries. It is basically a  system that, depending upon the language and culture, uses phonetics and symbols or abbreviations for words and common phrases, which can allow a well-trained person  to write as quickly as people speak.  At one time, shorthand was considered an…

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The World Wide Commoditization of Amplification

Over the past 10 years or so the landscape of audiology has changed significantly.  Of course, these landscape changes started in the US, arguably one of the largest and most lucrative markets for hearing aids worldwide. Other markets around the world have followed or are soon to follow the lead. In the past, patients would consult…

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