Online Hearing Tests?

This post continues last week’s post about online retailing of hearing devices.  Today’s post analyzes the current set up by United Health Care (UHC) which recently contracted with hi HealthInnovations to deliver devices.  At present a hearing exam can be taken on the website.  This hearing test consists of two tones (high/low) delivered to the right…

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Big Box Going Retail With Hearing “Devices”

Continuing last week’s post about UHC and Big Box stores going straight to retail for hearing healthcare, several topics must be focused on and dealt with soon.  The first, which is the subject of today’s post, is the difference between a hearing aid and a personal sound amplifier product (PSAP).  According to the FDA,  A hearing…

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Vulnerability and Becoming Better: Thank you Steve Jobs

This past week has been a struggle  – in my office, at home, and in the news.  Along with all of these events I learned that United HealthCare and Best Buy are going direct to consumers and my favorite great innovator, Steve Jobs passed away.  There is so much information from  the first  events that…

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