Untreated hearing loss can result in higher healthcare costs for seniors

A newly released study by Cochlear Center at the John Hopkins School of Medicine finds that undetected and untreated hearing loss contributes to significantly higher healthcare costs.   The researchers analyzed data from more than 77,000 patients with untreated hearing loss collected over 10 years, and compared them to data collected from patients without hearing…

Impressions from AudiologyNOW! 2017

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) annual conference in Indianapolis.  AAA is something most audiologists look forward to all year: an opportunity to see what new products the manufacturers and vendors are releasing, a place to get continuing education for the year, and a chance to reconnect…