There’s a right to hear or not to hear, but none to deny another’s right to hear

Editors Note: This post was originally posted February 2012. By David H. Kirkwood Two recent posts at Hearing Views addressed basic rights related to hearing health care: the right to have access to hearing care technology and services and the right not to use that access.   “AN ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFIT” The February 8 Hearing…

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Our Clients Desperately Want Hearing Aids

By Lolly Wigall Humans are designed to have relationships. People are raised in families who communicate with each other. Language is a beautiful creation. Sharing life’s experiences, both the joys and sorrows are part of living. Becoming friends with our neighbors is part of life. Attending public meetings such as religious and civic organizations has…

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The First Impression – Do Your Patients Feel Safe, Comfortable and At-Ease?

By Steve Eagon, MA “I want the patient to feel safe, comfortable, and at-ease when they reach out to us.  I also want them to know I work with the best audiologist anywhere!”  This was the answer given by Michelle when I asked about her role as the front office person tasked with answering the…

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AARGH!

Angela Loavenbruck, Ed.D. Prepare yourself for a really, really grumpy post. First of all the Yankees left the bases loaded far too often, thus considerably dampening my happiness that the Boston Red Sox were fighting for last place and secondly, I have just read a lot of the literature on PSAPS. And then I listened…

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