New support staff course brings person-centered care to the front desk

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
The Ida Institute developed an online course with Greta Stamper of the Mayo Clinic. The course explains person-centered care to front desk and support...

Integrate person-centered care into the appointment with five tips, one question, and four habits

By Clint McLean
The Ida Institute has rounded up different techniques to apply person-centered care in an appointment. These include the Four Habits model, and tips...

New research on using Ida Motivation Tools to determine client stages of change

By Amanda Farah Cox
Katie Ekberg of the University of Queensland and Caitlin Barr of the University of Melbourne published research on using the Ida Institute Motivation...

Birgit Philips teaches person-centered care using Ida tools

By Clint McLean
Birgit Philips, guest professor of cochlear implant related audiology at the Ghent University College, shares how she uses Ida Institute tools to...

Reasons to include family in audiology appointments

By Shari Eberts
Writing and hearing health advocate Shari Eberts shares why it's important for family members to go to audiology appointments with the person with...

New Learning Hall course on the six elements of person-centered care

By Amanda Farah Cox
The Ida Institute has launched a new free online course offering a practical look at the elements of person-centered care. Each course is taught by an...

Becoming more person-centered through the Inspired by Ida program

By Clint McLean
The Ida Institute's Inspired by Ida program is a benchmark of quality in person-centered care. We spoke to Aarti Makan, Shari Eberts, Esther Fogel,...

De-stressing the distress of hearing loss

By Gael Hannan
Writer and hearing health advocate Gael Hannan looks at the ways hearing loss can cause stress and how stress can, in turn, make hearing loss or...

Discover free courses in person-centered care in the Ida Learning Hall

By Clint McLean
The Ida Learning Hall is a place for online learning on person-centered care. Our courses are designed around bite-sized lessons, making it easy for...

When Nick met Rob: Managing hearing loss in a relationship

By Clint McLean
Nick has a hereditary hearing loss which he has learned to manage with technology and communication strategies. But hearing loss can still cause...

A broken heart, a new beginning, and a support group for hearing loss

By Clint McLean
Hearing loss forced speech-language pathologist Ronnie Kauffman to retire. After relocating from New York to Israel to be near her son's family, she...

Newly Inspired New York clinic leads with good communication

By Clint McLean
Dr. Esther Fogel, owner of Comprehensive Audiology in Long Island, New York, shares her thoughts on person-centered care and the benefits of joining...

Article from Lamar University looks at person-centered strategies for effective communication

By Amanda Farah Cox
"Patient-Centered Strategies for Effective Communication During the Initial Audiological Consultation Sessions," published by a team at Lamar...

Vision 2020 Revisited

By Lise Lotte Bundesen
Ida Managing Director Lise Lotte Bundesen reflects on the Ida Institute's Vision 2020 process. She looks at progress made in telehealth in audiology,...

Peer mentoring for hearing loss success

By Gael Hannan
Writer and hearing health advocate Gael Hannan shares her experiences on both sides of peer mentorship. She tells how having a mentor can help a...

Ida Institute welcomes HLAA Executive Director Barbara Kelley to Advisory Board

By Amanda Farah Cox
Hearing Loss Association of America Executive Director Barbara Kelley has joined the Advisory Board of the Ida Institute. Kelley joins a board of...

Why audiologists should recommend peer support

By Shari Eberts
Writer and hearing health advocate Shari Eberts shares her experiences with in-person support groups and online peer support for hearing loss. She...

Call for proposals for the 2020 Ida Research Grant

By Amanda Farah Cox
The Ida Institute is accepting proposals for it's 2020 Research Grant. Ida is looking to fund projects related to My Hearing Explained, assessing the...

Interview: Sue Falkingham on audiology, BAA, and person-centered care

By Clint McLean
Outgoing British Academy of Audiology president Sue Falkingham discusses her tenure leading the BAA, building up regional BAA groups, forming a...

Gael Hannan: That's what friends are for

By Gael Hannan
Writer and hearing care advocate Gael Hannan shares how hearing loss has affected her friendships, connected her to new people, and, despite...