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10 SOLUTIONS FOR 10 CURRENT HEARING PRACTICE PROBLEMS

 

Hearing Practices

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Today’s audiologists have challenges coming at them from all angles. Whether it’s Covid, repair turnaround, cash flow, modern marketing complexities, or doubts about pricing, the solutions are there. Audio Infos asked Starkey’s UK MD, Tim Clark, to share his thoughts on 10 current problems faced in hearing practices. Start counting...

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UK private hearing care chain Boots boosts business aims with go-ahead to train Hearing Aid Dispensers in-house

 

TRAINING

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The UK's leading private hearing care chain, Boots, now has the independence to run its own Qualification in Hearing Aid Dispenser (QHAD) training programme, a major advantage for its business strategy.

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Do what machines cannot do: Be an audiologist.

 

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While hearing aid sales recover from the impact of pandemic restrictions, Audio Infos UK resident audiologist columnist argues that a person-centred approach is the way for both professionals and patients to see solutions in the right light.

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Predictions for 2031: Sue Falkingham: Audiologists, the new health gurus in 2031

 
 

Future of Audiology: 2031

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Among UK figures from the 15 worldwide audiology experts we asked for visions of audiology in the year 2031, Sue Falkingham stands out as a voice of experience. She has been round the block in the hearing care sphere and knows the audiologist as well as anyone.

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Predictions for 2031: José Luis Fernández. The power of phone tech

 
 

Future of Audiology: 2031

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The smartphone is already a medium for many kinds of lifestyle and health purposes, but another decade will see the hearing aid becoming part of our phones, says our sixth expert to predict the audiology panorama to come in 2031.

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Predictions for 2031. José Luis Blanco : The fast, interactive landscape of 6G-connected hearables

 
 

Future of audiolOgy: 2031

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How much can tech really deliver? The third of our audiology figures to be consulted on a prediction for the 2031 hearing sphere, José Luis Blanco, sees developments in the field of cognition being just as important as the tech developed for devices.

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Predictions for 2031. Lise Lotte Bundesen : Practitioners as person-centred tech guides in a transformed audiology profession

 
 

Future of audiology: 2031

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Among the 15 international hearing health experts asked by Audiology Worldnews for predictions on the audiology panorama for 2031 was someone whose professional mission is to change the direction of the entire thrust of hearing care to one with the patient as an individual at its nucleus. No. 2: Lise Lotte Bundesen

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UK professional associations ready for face-to-face autumn gatherings; BTA announces virtual tinnitus event

 

UK events

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The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) has added a virtual event to a busy calendar of UK hearing events, at least two of them face-to-face gatherings.

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EUHA 2021: Fewer non-German visitors than usual as face-to-face returns

 
 
 

EUHA

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For this first face-to-face return, few non-Germans made the trip to this 2021 EUHA, traditionally the major European audiology gathering.

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LONG READ: Soft audiology skills must match potent tech in POWER and SUPER-POWER hearing aids

 

hearing aids

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Hearing aid manufacturers tell Audiology Worldnews  about their solutions for severe and profound loss. While these go by the name of power or super power hearing aids, applying them to any case tests the knowledge and soft skills of audiologists, who must work hard to maximise benefits from the available technology.

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