This course reviews why and how a national registry on hearing aid fittings is implemented in Sweden, and how the data is used for quality assurance and improvement. This course is written in an engaging Q & A style.
Course created on May 15, 2018
- After this course learners will be able to explain how big data can complement traditional research in healthcare.
- After this course learners will be able to explain the purpose of the national quality registries in Sweden, and how a registry is implemented in regard to hearing aid fittings.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the type of hearing aid fitting data collected by the Swedish national registry and how it may be used by an individual clinic for quality improvement.
Peter Nordqvist is the head for Research Institute Hearing Bridge, affiliated with KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Hearing Bridge is an independent organization supporting clinics, hearing aid manufacturers, universities and user organizations. Prior to this position, he was working with algorithm design in corporation with hearing aids companies. Peter is now an ambassador for collecting outcome measures on a large scale and the importance of seeing the complete picture when improving the quality for the end users.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service. Part of the research project discussed in this course is sponsored by the IRC (International Research Consortium).
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