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The Future of Audiology Is…. How Telemedicine is Changing the Face of Audiology Forever

As a general rule of life and technology, in particular,  tradition eventually takes a backseat to innovation, convenience, and mobility every single time. Examples of this are all around us, in every industry — a prime example being Landline Telephones in America. In  2005, 90% American households had a landline phone.  Cut to December 2016, and the figure dropped to less than 46%, as per the estimates from the National Health Interview Survey July-Dec 2016. A similar phenomenon is slowly,…

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An Ultimate Guide to Occupational Health Screening

Employees are the most important asset in any company. In order to ensure that the workforce is kept functioning at its optimal level, companies may request occupational health screening checks to be done. When employees are healthy and feel valued, it benefits them as well as the company to which they are employed. The company further benefits from a workforce which will be highly productive and efficient. There will also be a reduction in the number of cases of absenteeism…

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No Patient Left Behind – How Audiologists are Bringing Hearing Solutions to Patients in remote areas

What could possibly be in common between astronauts living on the International Space Station (ISS) and people eking out a living in rural sub-Saharan Africa? It’s not just isolation that joins these two sets of seemingly contrasting faces of humanity. Ironically enough, it is access to high-quality hearing health care. At one of the humanity’s most celebrated symbols of technological achievement, astronauts are hard-pressed to get quick access to healthcare services, as the nearest hospital is a good 249 miles…

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Coalition for Global Hearing Health Conference – Miami

Early registrations are open for Miami, USA | 12-14 Oct 2017 The Coalition for Global Hearing Health advocates for effective hearing health services and policies. They focus on equipping and empowering hearing healthcare professionals, families, educators, communities and those with hearing loss. They also focus on encouraging and perpetuating best practices, all of which to promote and enhance hearing health services in low-resource communities.   Register for pre-conference offerings   We are happy to announce that Dr Dirk Koekemoer will be…

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Don’t Let Calibrations Get You Down-time

Regular audiometric calibrations are necessary for compliance with the standards and help to ensure quality testing. But, the logistics required and the costs of downtime can be a pain. Unfortunately, the busier your practice is, the worse it can be. To make things easier for you, we are making 2 super-convenient calibration options available to you at no extra charge.

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