Rapid advances in connected health care in general are now entering the realm of hearing care. These changes in the hearing health care environment have the potential to bring great advantages in both patient care and practice growth. In this presentation, we will walk through some of the new horizons and terminology that is now becoming part of our field and provide a perspective on the opportunities.
Course created on October 9, 2019
- After this course learners will be able to define various terminology in the universe of connected hearing healthcare.
- After this course learners will be able to identify the key potential benefit(s) within each area of connected hearing healthcare.
- After this course learners will be able to identify the professional issues related to each area of connected hearing healthcare.
|Introduction to the Issue (Schum)
|Telehealth Potential & Professional Issues (Mazevski)
|Big Data Potential & Professional Issues (Schum)
|Cloud Computing Potential & Professional Issues (Schum)
|AI (plus) Potential & Professional Issues (Mazevski)
|Sensors Potential & Professional Issues (Schum)
|Implications & Final Thoughts (Schum)
Vice President of Audiology
Don Schum currently serves as Vice President of Audiology for Oticon, Inc. In that capacity, Don has the responsibility to create and implement new Audiological training material, oversee the Audiological training of all employees, develop dispenser support materials and tools, conduct clinical research, and participate in national and international conferences. Previous to his position at Oticon in Somerset, Don served as the Director of Audiology for the main Oticon office in Copenhagen Denmark. In addition, he served as the Director of the Hearing Aid Lab at the University of Iowa School of Medicine (1990-1995) and as an Assistant professor at the Medical University of South Carolina (1988-1990). During his professional career, Don has been an active researcher in the areas of Hearing Aids, Speech Understanding, and Aging. Don received his B.S. in Speech & Hearing Science from the University of Illinois, his MA in Audiology from the University of Iowa, and his PhD in Audiology from Louisiana State University.
Annette Mazevski, AuD, PhD, is the Manager of Technology Assessment and has been working within the dynamic Audiology, Education, and Research team at Oticon for the past 6 years. In her role, Dr. Mazevski works closely with many different departments within Oticon, both in the US as well as in Denmark. Her role includes facilitating greater understanding about Oticon products and feature sets, demonstrating and encouraging ease of use of verification techniques with Oticon products, unraveling difficult troubleshooting scenarios, and validating the development of new and emerging technologies as well as current products and technologies, among other skills. She has presented on and published in numerous areas, including mobile app development and usage, digital signal processing, cognition and working memory, and tinnitus, with foci in the aging and military populations, to consumers, end users, students, and professionals.
Annette Mazevski: Financial: Annette Mazevski is employed by Oticon, Inc. Non-financial: Annette Mazevski has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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