We've made a fun new infographic to visually explain the differences between the 4 variations of tele-audiology.
Below is a real story about how our team in Louisiana helped a pre-k - 12 school district quickly move all of their audiometric equipment, including an audiometric suite, to a new facility.
What Is Tele-Audiology
Many people don’t have the time to see their health care providers. It’s a sad, but true, fact of life. The constraints of career and family obligations make it difficult for many to find time to see their primary care physicians, let alone specialists such as audiologists.
And then there are those who lack access to care, such as people living in rural communities. When the nearest audiology practice is an hour drive away, it’s difficult to find the motivation to seek treatment.
While vision screening is important in patients of all ages, it is especially critical for children. According to American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus (AAPOS), 1 in 20 children are at risk of permanent vision loss due to disorders like amblyopia. The good news is, the same foundation states that 80% of these cases can be prevented or cured with early detection and treatment.
We are excited to announce the launch of our new podcast, “Listen Up!”. This series will take you on a deep dive through some of the hottest and most talked-about topics surrounding the world of audiometric instrumentation and hearing care. Each episode will cover a different topic and will feature special guests with strong expertise on it.
Below is a real story about how our team in Louisiana went above and beyond to assist a customer when they needed to update all their PCs to Windows 10.
Tele-audiology isn’t new. In fact, it was first conceived in the late 90s. However, recent advancements in technology have made it more realistic for hearing healthcare professionals to offer it as a service delivery method to their patients. And because of this, there are many questions surrounding it. That’s why we’ve decided to pull together 10 frequently asked questions about tele-audiology and provide answers to them.
We’re a few months into the COVID-19 outbreak and each day we’re becoming more educated on how to combat the spread of the virus. Of course, a big part of preventing the spread is social distancing, which could make patients wary to come into your office. However, people still need treatment and they need to know they’ll be safe from infection when visiting your facility.
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Just like any healthcare practitioner, an occupational health professional needs specific tools to do their job effectively. The tools below will help you determine if a patient is well enough to do the essential functions of their job: