Brian Taylor, AuD, is director of scientific and product marketing at Signa, a division of WS Audiology. He is the editor of Audiology Practices, the quarterly journal of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, and an editor-at-large for the Hearing Health and Technology Matters (HHTM) blog. He has written five textbooks and numerous articles and lectures extensively on topics related to clinical practice, hearing aids, and business management.
Helping adults manage hearing loss is by far the most fundamental aspect of audiology practice, making this the bread and butter of our profession. Hearing instruments play a crucial role in managing hearing loss in adults (Ftouh et al, 2018; Laplante-Lévesque et al, 2010).