Message to Patients of Mercy Hearing Center

October 26, 2018 • News

We are accepting new patients! We provide comprehensive hearing evaluations and hearing aid fittings and service. When you need us, we’ll be here.

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How Do We Hear? Anatomy of the Ear

August 2, 2018 • Newsletter, Summer 2018

Although it is the outer, middle and inner ear that allow us to detect sounds, it is our brain that allows us to process and understand their meaning.

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Can surgery restore my hearing?

March 1, 2018 • Ask the Audiologists, Newsletter

For adults with hearing loss, only about 5% can be treated with ear surgery. However, surgical procedures are available, depending on the type and degree of hearing loss. Although Audiologists are not medical doctors, we are trained to provide a thorough diagnostic hearing evaluation. Based on the test results, we will advise you of your […]

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Five Tips To Improve Your Medical Care

September 23, 2017 • Fall 2017, Newsletter

Hearing loss may make communication between you and your physician even more challenging, especially when serious health issues are at stake.

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Hospital Noise Levels and Stress

October 21, 2015 • Fall 2015, Newsletter

The noise levels found in many hospitals cause stress, interfere with medical care, and may even interfere with patient recovery. Tips for you and your family If you’re going to the hospital for an inpatient stay, a little planning can maximize your ability to understand the hospital staff: Be sure to tell the admissions office, […]

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Address Hearing Loss in the Workplace and Reap the Rewards

June 14, 2014 • In The News

Addressing hearing loss on the job should be a workplace wellness priority, says the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), pointing out that in today’s service and knowledge-based economy, good communication is critical to business success for both the employer and the employee. BHI urges employers to include hearing tests and hearing health as part of their […]

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Communication Tips and Your Medical Care

September 10, 2013 • Fall 2013, Newsletter

Poor communication is a leading cause of errors in medical diagnoses and treatments, according to a report in a leading medical journal (Journal of Internal Medicine). (more…)

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