How the Pandemic Made Hearing Care More Person-Centered

Disruption often breeds innovation, and Covid-19 was no different. My latest article for Ida Institute discusses how the pandemic accelerated trends in hearing healthcare that were years in the making. This includes tele-health, the rise of alternative hearing technologies, and most importantly, person-centered care. To read the full article click here. 

The Future of Hearing Health Care is Person-Centered

What is the future of hearing health care? It is a challenging question, but also a timely one. As the world begins to emerge from its Covid-19 isolation, health — both physical and mental — will take on new importance. Hearing care must be included in the broader discussion and Ida Institute’s Future Hearing Journeys Continue reading

Would a New Approach to Hearing Aid Marketing Boost Uptake?

Most hearing aid marketing does not resonate with me. Pictures of smiling seniors without a hearing aid in sight — what does that have to do with helping me hear better at work or in a loud restaurant? I think the industry can do better. In my latest article for Ida Institute, I explore a Continue reading

How Audiologists Can Overcome Barriers to Person-centered Care

While many audiologists believe strongly in person-centered care and would like to implement its tenets at every appointment, barriers do exist. My latest article for Ida Institute discusses practical ways audiologists can overcome their concerns. To read the full article click here. 

Is Your Audiologist’s Office Hearing Loss Friendly?

My series of posts describing why people with hearing loss should care about person-centered care (PCC) for Hearing Health & Technology Matters  (HHTM) continues. This time we ask: What can the look and procedures of your audiologist’s office tell you about the likelihood they practice PCC? The answer: A lot! An excerpt from the article Continue reading

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