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How Clinicians are Using Online Hearing Screening to Increase Appointments

Audiometry, Hearing Health, Hearing Services

It's genuinely astonishing when we try to think of all the incredible things our ears do for us every day. Our hearing can help us pick out the words from a favorite song that is stuck in our head; it can pluck out a voice of a loved one in a crowded restaurant; it can connect us to nature with the sounds of waves crashing on a beach on a sunny summer day. Our hearing quite literally is the soundtrack to life.

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How SHOEBOX Products Can Support Tele-Audiology and Mobile Audiology Process

Audiometry, Hearing Health, Hearing Services

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.

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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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The Hidden Power of an Effective Hearing Screening Test

Audiometry, Hearing Health, Hearing Services

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. 

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