Best Practices, PSAPs and the VA Hearing Aid Bill

By Michael J. Metz, Ph.D. It is interesting, if not illustrative, to note two blogs in the posting of Hearing Health & Technology Matters dated September 16, 2015.  Specifically, the article from Angela Loavenbruck titled “You Do Your Thing and I’ll Do Mine: Ethical Considerations In Audiologic Treatment of Hearing Impairment”, speaking to the ethical…

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Moving From Product-Centric to Patient-Centered Care

Editor’s Note: Today we have a post from Dr. Brian Taylor, HHTM’s new Editor of Hearing News Watch.  His bimonthly “Signal & Noise” column that is regularly featured at Hearing Economics is being featured today at Hearing Views for the first time. One recently published study suggests that hearing care providers spend too much time talking about technology…

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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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My Sister and I Were Talking…..

By Lolly Wigall, AuD Several months ago, my sister and I were talking about our health. We were discussing our own health issues as well as those in the rest of our family. We were remembering a time when no one in the family shared any health concerns with anyone else in the family. It was all very…

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