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NIH Funds Sound Health Initiative

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced that it will award $20 million over 5 years to the Sound Health Initiative, which was created to explore the impact music has on various aspects of health. 

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Announcing Future Hub Presenter Robert Moss

This presentation will explore the hard facts about patient experience, why it matters, and how providers can get intentional about crafting exceptional patient experiences while enhancing provider engagement by looking through the lens of the health-care consumer. 

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Public Relations Outreach Efforts: A Year in Review (October 2018- September 2019)

October is Audiology Awareness Month and we want to take this opportunity to showcase the media coverage to include audiology coverage, as well as that of our members over the past year.

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Private Practice in a Time of Big Health

Previous articles have addressed growing concerns within the field regarding impact and changes in the practice of audiology now that big-box stores and their low-cost hearing aids are reality. There has also been much debate surrounding third-party payer plans that reimburse for hearing-aid services, but at a much lower rate than most independent audiology practices can afford to accept. 

Topic(s): Health Care, Rehabilitation, audiology, Independent Private Practice

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today March/April 2018

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KNOW HOW | Improving Hearing Aid Outcomes Through Adoption of Patient-Centered Care

Hearing aid technology has improved tremendously in recent years. Available devices are sleek, fast, adjustable, “smart,” and provide excellent benefits to individuals with hearing loss. 

Topic(s): Patient-Centered Care, hearing aid, Fitting, Health Care

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today July/August 2018

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OPINION EDITORIAL | Branding the Lie or Branding the Truth: The Need to Differentiate Audiologists from Hearing Aid Dealers (Part 2)

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not represent the official policy, position, or opinion of the American Academy of Audiology.

Topic(s): Health Care, Patient care, Professional, Hearing Aid Dealers