Proposed Change in California’s Dispensing Law

by Mike Metz, PhD, frequent Hearing Views contributor Like the tip of an iceberg, there’s a lot that is not immediately obvious in the HTTM post of April 4th (California Legislation Would Authorize Hearing Aid Dispensers to Conduct Cerumen Management and Tympanometry).  There’s lots of history behind this proposal and lots of politics.  It will…

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Verification and validation: How they differ and why both are best practices

By Harvey Abrams This post appeared at Hearing Views exactly five years ago (March 7, 2012). It bears another visit as a refresher course to remind audiologists of our tools of the trade and the intent of their applications.  The timing of the refresher course is especially apropos as we near the end of the…

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Audiologist as Incrementalist

by Barbara E. Weinstein, Ph.D. Today’s post is an opinion piece contributed by Dr. Weinstein, who usually writes “Downstream Consequences” at Hearing Economics. I recently completed an excellent piece in the New Yorker titled “The Heroism of Incremental Medicine,” by Atul Gawande a noted surgeon and author. It was inspirational and timely, leading me to conclude…

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How can we become better? By doing the “right thing”

By Richard Reikowski, AuD Dr. Reikowski was one of HHTM’s earliest supporters — subscribing at the beginning, sending in thoughtful comments in posts that appeared in a variety of sections, even submitting this post back in August of 2011.  The message of the post is at least a relevant today as it was then, reminding…

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