Tag: Staff Standpoint



Toward Differential Diagnosis in Adult Hearing Healthcare

If the inquisitive individual starts asking about the why of his/her hearing loss—the actual physical reasons and possible proof—and what anatomical structures are involved (and/or by how much), I’m afraid most dispensing professionals necessarily resort to studious equivocation. Although important strides have been made, routine differential diagnosis remains something of a chimera when it comes to hearing loss.

Staff Standpoint: NAS Presents Great Opportunity

A Dissemination Meeting held by the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) facilitated discussion on strategies for improving hearing healthcare access and affordability, and identifying needs, barriers, and opportunities. The meeting also was a brainstorming session for how stakeholders could collaborate, particularly on recommendations that have acquired general consensus.

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