There are many ways SHOEBOX can help people work and provide hearing screening and diagnostic testing outside the traditional clinic. Methods can range from patients having diagnostic hearing testing done in-person outside of the hearing clinic to an entire tele-audiology process in which the clinician is not physically with patients, instead remotely connected.
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.
We are excited to introduce SHOEBOX PureTest, the only workflow-driven audiometer in the market. We believe it makes achieving compliance in your workplace hearing testing program even easier. Regardless of who administers the tests or how many members you have in your program. As we said earlier, accuracy is essential. SHOEBOX PureTest was developed with precisely this in mind. We’d love to show you how it could benefit your program or service as well.
Thank you for joining us today as we chat with our industry experts about audiometric testing challenges and problems HSE professionals may see.
For those customers who do use SHOEBOX for their occupational hearing testing, all of their audiometric test data is saved and stored digitally. There are several advantages to digital record keeping over paper files.
According to the World Health Organization, approximately 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss. Projections show that number growing to 900 million by 2050. Undiagnosed and untreated hearing loss can have significant effects on someone’s quality of life. Because hearing loss is not visible, people with hearing loss tend to ignore their difficulties, or may not recognize the early stages of hearing loss.