In the Virtual World, Humans are Still Needed

By Brian Taylor, AuD, Editor-at-Large In the dystopian HBO series Westworld, android “hosts” cater to high paying “guests” (humans) of a Wild Wild-themed amusement park. The hosts are so proficient at copying human emotions, they have the ability to replace humans. Given all the advances in AI-driven hearing screening and hearing aid adjustment capabilities that…

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Marketing and the Future of Hearing Healthcare: Reaching the New Consumer

Hearing Healthcare 2020 is a column where we explore the forces behind the changing landscape and disruptions impacting the hearing healthcare industry. This week, HHTM is exploring how professionals, practices, and the industry can better reach the hearing healthcare consumer of today and the future. While this has been a topic of discussion for some time…

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Voice Technology and the Future of Hearing Healthcare: Interview with Dave Kemp

Hearing Healthcare 2020 is a column where we explore the forces behind the changing landscape and disruptions impacting the hearing healthcare industry. This week, voice technology expert Dave Kemp returns to talk with HHTM’s President, Kevin Liebe, about voice tech and its potential impact on the future of the hearing industry.    KL: To start, could…

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Hearing Care in Hospitable Times: How Teleaudiology is Here to Help

by Sophie Brice, PhD Crazy Covid Times. That’s what I’ve come to call this weird, challenging new era we find ourselves in. My career pathway gives me a unique understanding of the challenges of overcoming the COVID virus itself and the lifestyle implications for our communities. I’ve always been led by an interest in health…

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Telehealth and the Future of Hearing Healthcare: Interview with Kat Penno

Hearing Healthcare 2020 is a column where we explore the forces behind the changing landscape and disruptions impacting the hearing healthcare industry. In recent weeks, nothing has proven to be more disruptive to societies across the globe as the COVID-19 health crisis. Hearing clinics have found themselves having to shut their physical doors at the direction…

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