You Do Your Thing and I’ll Do Mine: Ethical Considerations In Audiologic Treatment of Hearing Impairment

In the last several months, I’ve had the opportunity to discuss clinical practice policies of a number of audiology practice sites with both audiologists and AuD students. I’ve also had several conversations with various private practice offices as I attempted to find an appropriate office to which I could refer patients moving away from my…

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Don’t let battery hassles make your patients give up on hearing aids

By Gabrielle Filips An official state website recently issued this piece of advice: “The bottom line: if during the selection process you have even one iota of doubt about your ability to handle the hearing aid, don’t consider it.”{{1}}[[1]] Information for Hearing Aids. Mass.Gov. Health and Human Services. 2014[[1]]While on the surface this may seem…

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Rechargeable batteries and hearing aids are a natural fit

By Gabrielle Filips, AuD As professionals in the hearing health industry, our main goal is to ensure the best hearing experience possible for hearing aid wearers. That experience  goes beyond the way wearers hear in their surroundings, and extends to how they handle and manage their hearing aids and hearing aid batteries. Currently, the percentage…

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