Down the Rabbit Hole

  “Who am I then? Tell me that first, and then, if I like being that person, I’ll come up: if not, I’ll stay down here till I’m somebody else.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland I’ve just returned from the 2016 AAA conference in Phoenix. As usual, the days and evenings were a…

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Mirror, Mirror: Who Is Audiology’s Greatest Enemy of All?

And Our Greatest Enemy Is…Facing Back at Us in the Mirror By Michael Collins, AuD I read the 4-week Perfect Storm Series, by Jerry Northern, that ran this past fall at Hearing Views, with great interest. Ultimately, Dr. Northern’s analysis into many of the ills that plague our profession today should resonate with most audiologists–especially those in private…

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Perfect Storm: Understanding Today’s Hearing Aid Buyer

Last week Dr. Northern weighed in on the viability of Audiology as a profession in the previous posts in the series. Today he looks at what Audiologists are facing right now{{1}}[[1]]Readers are also encouraged to read Tom Northey’s predictions of Audiology’s future.[[1]]and sets his sights on consumers who may, or may not, purchase hearing aids from Audiologists.…

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Perfect Storm: The Unraveling of Hearing Healthcare Delivery

Dr. Jerry Northern is today’s guest editor. As one of the most active and respected advocates for the profession of Audiology, Dr Northern is well suited to take the long view of where we’ve been and where we are headed. His title says it all.  When he says our survival is at stake, it’s time for everyone…

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