In studies looking at reducing mortality risk factors, maintaining social ties is ranked higher than quitting smoking, drinking less and doing exercise. Learn more about the importance of social connections in this interview with Professor Louise Hickson.
Cultural competence should be at the heart of Family-Centered Care. Recognizing patient/family cultural needs and beliefs is consistent with the 3 pillars of evidence-based practice (EBP): relevant research, clinical expertise and patient values.
It’s not easy to walk through the clinic door for that first appointment. As a hearing care professional you can ease the journey by following these tips. …
Research suggests that stigma does play a role in hearing aid adoption but it’s not so clear cut exactly how it does and there are still many unanswered questions. Here’s a sneak peek at what new research discoveries are soon to be released.
Extending QoL conversations from the individualized level to the family level. If we help them identify ways to make their family life happier with better hearing, we are one step closer to family-centered care.
Have you already listened to the second episode of our podcast starring Joe Montano, Professor of Audiology at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York?
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