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Is Requesting a Physician’s Order for a Hearing Test Considered Solicitation?

Kim Cavitt, AuD

September 15, 2014

I know that the patient is responsible for getting the physician’s order for a hearing test under Medicare, and that we can’t request it of the physician or it is considered solicitation....   Read More


How is Wireless Connectivity Used with Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions?

Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

September 8, 2014

How is wireless connectivity used with bone anchored hearing solutions?   Read More


Is Developing a Tinnitus Specialty a Challenge?

Casie Keaton, AuD, CCC-A

August 25, 2014

I’m thinking about adding tinnitus services to my practice. Is developing a tinnitus specialty a challenge?   Read More

 


How Do I Adjust Hearing Aids for Own Voice Complaints?

Jennifer Groth

August 25, 2014

How do I make adjustments to the hearing instrument for own voice complaints?   Read More


Does Non-Linear Frequency Compression Improve Listening in Noise?

Christine Jones, AuD, CCC-A

August 18, 2014

Does non-linear frequency compression (NFC) improve listening in noise?   Read More


How does Oticon’s Audiological Focus Relate to ‘BrainHearing’?

Søren Nielsen

August 11, 2014

I'm hearing more and more about the relationship between the brain and hearing/hearing loss. How does Oticon’s audiological focus tap into this concept of "brain hearing"?   Read More


How Can I Get Up to Speed on Speech Mapping and Real Ear?

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

August 4, 2014

I know that real ear measures are part of best practices, but I must admit my skills are pretty rusty since my graduate school training, and I know very little about speech mapping. Any suggestions f...   Read More


When Should I Measure Progress in Children Receiving Intervention for APD?

James W. Hall III, PhD

July 28, 2014

When a child is receiving intervention for auditory processing disorder (APD), how long would you wait to do post APD testing to check for outcomes?   Read More

  


When Hearing Aids Cause Itchy Ears, What Can be Done?

Tao Cui, AuD

July 28, 2014

What can you do when the patient says the hearing instrument is making their ears itch?   Read More

 


Is There a Sonic Flip40 RIC?

Erin Reichert, MS, CCC-A

July 28, 2014

I heard that Sonic now has a Flip40 RIC, is that true or just wishful thinking?   Read More


What Code Should I use for Normal Hearing?

Kim Cavitt, AuD

July 21, 2014

Should I use ICD-9 code 389.9 for normal hearing? What should I use in ICD-10?   Read More


Can You Tell Me More About the Ponto Streamer?

Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

July 21, 2014

Can you tell me more about the Ponto Streamer?   Read More


How Does SoundGate 2 Differ from the Original SoundGate?

Erin Reichert, MS, CCC-A

July 14, 2014

I just ordered a SoundGate streamer for a set of Bliss miniBTE hearing aids. Sonic’s Customer Care advised that there’s a new streamer, the SoundGate 2. How is it different than the origin...   Read More

 


Can Trainable Hearing Aids be Used with Experienced Hearing Aid Users?

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD, Benjamin W.Y. Hornsby, PhD

July 14, 2014

I’ve just started using trainable hearing aids. I understand the potential benefits for new hearing aid users, but won’t experienced users simply train the settings so that the hearing ai...   Read More


What Features are Available in Newer Real Ear Verification Systems?

Jim Jonkman

July 7, 2014

I am opening a second location and need to purchase a real ear verification system. What are some of the features available with newer systems and how will they help my hearing aid fittings?   Read More

 


Should I Apply Non-linear Frequency Compression for Mild Hearing Losses?

Christine Jones, AuD, CCC-A

July 7, 2014

Should I apply non-linear frequency compression (NFC) for mild hearing losses?   Read More


Why Should I Consider Adding Tinnitus Services to My Practice?

Casie Keaton, AuD, CCC-A

June 30, 2014

Why would an audiologist want to develop a tinnitus specialty?   Read More

 


What are the RIC/RITE Options Available from Sonic?

Erin Reichert, MS, CCC-A

June 30, 2014

The majority of my product offering is in the RIC/RITE model. What options are available from Sonic?   Read More


Can Assistive Listening Devices Help Children Who Do Not Have Hearing Loss?

Anna Karlsson Lejon

June 30, 2014

Can assistive listening devices help children who do not have hearing loss but could benefit from a better signal-to-noise ratio?   Read More


How Young can APD be Identified in Children?

James W. Hall III, PhD

June 23, 2014

How young can auditory processing disorder (APD) be identified in children?   Read More