New PARC Members

New Faces to PARC

Welcome New Faces to PARC In July, two new research audiologists joined the Phonak Audiologist Research Center (PARC). Meet: Ashley Wright, Au.D., Phonak Research Audiologist   Education: Temple University, BA; Rush University, Au.D. Why did you choose the field of audiology? I was originally pursuing a linguistics undergraduate degree when I became the caretaker for my […]

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Understanding the Impact of Long-term Music Appreciation and Hearing

Understanding the Impact of Long-term Music Appreciation and Hearing By Nicole Klutz, Au.D., Phonak Audiology Manager During the 2018 3rd Annual Music Induced Hearing Disorders Conference, I joined the company of audiologists, acoustic engineers, musicians and researchers in Chicago to discuss and review music-induced hearing disorders. For a long time the acoustic and hearing industry has […]

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Provide Healthcare That Goes Beyond Hearing Loss

Inside FCC: Provide Healthcare That Goes Beyond Hearing Loss By Nicole Klutz, Au.D., Phonak Audiology Manager Cognition and hearing loss. These two topics have been in the spotlight over the past year with ongoing research continuing to point to a potential connection or causal relationship between them. Johns Hopkins has completed numerous studies that have […]

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Considering Emotions in the Management of Hearing Loss

Inside Out: Considering Emotions in the Management of Hearing Loss By Lori Rakita, Au.D., Phonak Senior Manager of Clinical Research Anyone who works or interacts with individuals experiencing some degree of hearing loss can see the relationship between hearing loss and emotions. This relationship can be evident in the audiology office and in everyday life. […]

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From the Desk of Christine Jones

From the Desk of … Dr. Christine Jones

The Evolution of the Hearing Care Industry From the Desk of Dr. Christine Jones, Au.D., Phonak Vice President of Audiology Dr. Christine Jones shares why now is a really exciting time for hearing care professionals and our industry. She explains how hearing care professionals are focusing on adding patient value, like through eAudiology solutions and […]

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Gain a Better Understanding of eAudiology

Gain a Better Understanding of eAudiology   eAudiology refers to the entire suite of technologies and services that enable remote provision of audiologic care at each stage along with the patient journey. These tools offer great potential to alter existing service delivery models and improve overall access to services.   “It’s all about improving access to care, […]

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