Sooner or later you are going to have to read about the latest regarding the hearing health industry through certain websites, journals and magazines made just for you. You can probably still hear the echo of your 8th grade English language arts and reading teacher telling you, “Keep reading! It’s important.” Well, those are the truest words. After all, we live in a world filled with numerous innovations and inventors. Hence, it is crucial that you stay abreast of what is going on within the audiology industry. Where should you start? Well, this article has just some of the hearing health resources for you.
Hearing Health and Technology Matters (HHTM) informs audiologists, practitioners, manufacturers, educators, consumers, and industry-related professionals about trends, strategies, regulatory updates, innovative technologies, and new products shaping the hearing healthcare industry. With fresh content added regularly, the editors at HHTM aim to provide educational resources to readers looking to gain insights regarding hearing loss. Know that you’re in good hands when you read HHTM’s content. HHTM employees a staff of experienced editors who have a track-record in the hearing health industry, giving readers a unique perspective on hearing aid technology, business and practice tips, and more.
This website features the following categories: latest news, products, buyer’s guide, resource center, and blogs. The latest news on this site ranges from industry and product updates to research news and everything in between, to say the very least. As for the products that this site showcases: new technology, hearing aids, implants, other devices, and accessories are featured. Next, the buyer’s guide is for your practice’s purchases of component parts, hearing aids and more! Moving along, the resource center is all about upcoming hearing health events, research and development, webinars and continuing education. You can even subscribe to their newsletter. Here is Hearing Review’s website in case you would like to explore it on your coffee break.
JOURNAL: The Hearing Journal
Did you ever know that audiologists with hearing loss share a unique connection with their patients? You will after reading the latest issue of this journal. Did you know there was anything wrong with the term “hearing impaired?” Do you know what your patients need to know about hearing dogs? Do you know all there is to know about age-related hearing loss? By staying well-informed on issues such as these, you may better assist your patients.
MAGAZINE: The Hearing Health Magazine
Topics within The Hearing Health Magazine include but are not limited to:
- Regular research updates from HHF-funded scientists
- Human interest stories and personal experiences from supporters, staff members, volunteers, researchers, and hearing healthcare professionals
- Hearing-related news including legislative updates, advocacy efforts, education, and prevention
- Resource guide for technologies, treatments, and advancements
Make sure you get an issue for Spring 2019. If you are interested in furthering your knowledge about the audiology industry through this magazine, then just follow this website.
Of course, these are just some of the resources that will help you improve the way you manage your practice. All in all, it is all about this concept: “The more you know, the more you grow.” Remember to read. Keep your patients in mind as you read. Seek knowledge from the plethora of solutions out there for your patients. The health care industry is nothing without research, so use it and if possible, contribute to it. From the three resources listed above: Hearing Health & Technology Matters, HearingReview.Com, The Hearing Journal, and The Hearing Health Magazine choose at least one, read and implement the new material you just learned at your audiology practice. It will be a great start for you. Happy Reading and Happy Growing!