Category Archives: Tools & Accessories

Fall Back for some real Daylight Savings!

Daylight saving time will end this upcoming Sunday whereby clocks will “fall back” officially at 2:00 am local time for those areas observing this practice. It was originally adopted by many countries as a means to conserve fuel during World … Continue reading

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Product of the Moment for #AudPeeps: Mirror-Go-Round

Don’t you wish you could show your patients how their new hearing instruments look in their ears without having to break out that huge mirror and positioning it just so in order for it to reflect to the other main … Continue reading

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Tools to Help Your Patients Understand

What would be the most efficient way to present information to patients about their hearing so that they understand the intent of the message being relayed? Verbally reviewing the results of audiometric testing with the  audiogram as a visual tool is something patients most likely expect; who … Continue reading

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Audiology ToTT: Retention Clip Solution for RIC/RITEs

“Does anyone know of a hearing aid retainer that will work with a receiver-in-the-canal (RIC) and/or receiver-in-the-ear (RITE) for my adult patient?”  That is a question I hear asked more and more these days. A hearing aid retainer is an accessory that attaches to … Continue reading

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Can Hearing Aids Provide the Gentle Nudge Many Patients Need? – guest post by Brian Taylor

All of us are all too-familiar with the math; in the United States, approximately one out of every three adults over the age of 60 has hearing loss, while more than 50% of individuals over the 85 have a hearing … Continue reading

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Checklist of Opportunities

As suggested by last week’s guest blog post by Geoffrey Cooling, considering new avenues for ancillary revenue is part of every successful clinic’s blueprint.  Identifying potential sources of additional revenue not only offers the business a means of generating additional … Continue reading

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Good News & Bad News About the MedRx Ultra Vac

The MedRx Ultra Vac is a popular suction pump designed for hearing instrument cleaning and restoration.  Unfortunately, there is some bad news to share about this system; effective January 1, 2013, the price of the MedRx Ultra Vac will increase by an additional … Continue reading

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It’s the Great Pinna Charlie Brown?

Halloween is a holiday celebrated on the evening of October 31 and, according to some historians, originates from an ancient Celtic festival intended to commemorate the end of the harvest season in Gaelic culture. On the contrary, if you are Linus Van … Continue reading

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