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Become More Efficient, Improve Your Patient Experience, Resolve Backlogs, and Save Money with Boothless Audiometric Testing

Audiology and ENT Clinics, Audiometry, Hearing Health, Hearing Services, SHOEBOX News

Many believe to have a clinically valid audiometric test; it must occur in a sound booth. They believe it is necessary to eliminate any background noise and possible distractions that could lead to inaccurate test results. However, recent advances in audiometric technology are enabling a shift to test outside of the booth. This shift is being widely embraced by both hearing healthcare professionals and patients alike.

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Auditory Screening Tool Finds Permanent Home at Bruyère

Audiology and ENT Clinics, Audiometry, Hearing Health, Hearing Services, SHOEBOX News

Audio permeates every moment of our lives, and the ability to hear can have a deep impact on our quality of life. It’s as simple as hearing the kettle go off, as pleasurable as catching music on the radio, and as crucial as hearing our doctors’ recommendations. That is why after a two month pilot, Bruyère has procured SHOEBOX Ltd’s QuickTest auditory screening tool for permanent implementation at the Élisabeth Bruyère and Saint-Vincent hospitals in Ottawa.

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COVID-19: Safety Tips for Hearing Test Administrators

Audiology and ENT Clinics, Audiometry, Hearing Conservation, Hearing Health, Hearing Services

These are stressful and uncertain times. As we monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, everyone should be concerned with minimizing the spread of infection. Doing everything possible to best protect patients, coworkers, themselves and their families. We are all in this together, and the following information can help provide guidance on best practices as they pertain to infection control.

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