State of Industry Dinner

Practice Management

State of the Industry Presentation, Part 1 of 5: Dispenser Survey Results Summary

Last April, just prior to the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Convention in Orlando, The Hearing Review hosted a “State of the Industry” dinner sponsored by CareCredit that drew more than 100 distinguished audiologists and industry experts to see presentations on four important topics that are central to private practice hearing care from Karl Strom, Amyn Amlani, Brian Taylor, and Dan Quall.

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Research

UK Study Models Dysmyelination of Auditory Nerve

The research has reportedly shown for the first time the closer links between a deficit in the myelin sheath surrounding the auditory nerve and hearing loss. “This research is innovative because data modeling [simulations] was used on previous morphological data and assessed that physical changes to the myelin coat were the principal cause of the deficit,” says researcher Martine Hamann, PhD, of the University of Leicester.

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Blog

Back to Basics: You Want Me to Put My Loudspeaker WHERE?

Killion and Revit wanted to examine the repeatability of insertion gain measures as a function of angle of incidence of the loudspeaker and of the angle of elevation of the loudspeaker. In the September 2014 Back to Basics, Marshall Chasin shares his takeaways.

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Blog

Blog Page: Survival of the Fittest Audiologists

How does an audiologist compete with Big Box chains like Costco, electronic shopping carts on the Internet, and one-stop mail-order shopping through health insurance companies? Holly Hosford-Dunn uses a prescient article written 14 years ago to illustrate the solution(s).

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News

ASHA Hosting Audiologist From Botswana

Kate Kgwefane, an audiologist from the African country of Botswana, is being hosted by ASHA as she participates in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.