The Person-Centered Hearing Network on trust, the future, and new collaborations

By Judith Vonberg
How can we build trusting relationships in hearing care? What insights from the Future Hearing Journeys report can help us prepare for the future? How…

Supporting clients’ rights in the workplace

By Judith Vonberg
A functional report that's easy for an employer to understand can help a person with hearing loss get the changes they need to thrive in the…

Shining a light on great practice

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
On May 25, the British Academy of Audiology and the Ida Institute are hosting a webinar on Inspired by Ida – a program that provides structured…

Empathy and shared decisions: Person-centered care has deep roots in China

By Judith Vonberg
Dr Mei, Dingxiang Feng is working to expand person-centered care in China – and the time seems ripe for it. The Chinese government is actively…

‘Change is coming’: A patient reflects on the future of hearing care

By Shari Eberts
People with hearing loss are taking greater charge of our overall health and this is translating into how we think about our hearing care too. We want…

Steps on the road to universal, person-centered hearing care

By Lise Lotte Bundesen
Imagine a world where hearing care is accessible to all; where individuals and communities are empowered to take care of their hearing; where the care…

New university course module addresses clinician burnout

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
To help address stress and clinician burnout, Dr. Dunay Schmulian has developed a new module for the Ida Institute University Course, entitled…

A future study of hearing care: The first Future Hearing Journeys report is here

By Clint McLean
The Future Hearing Journeys report illuminates core elements in future hearing care to prepare for and pitfalls to avoid, while forecasting such…

Inspiring the next generation of practitioners

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Healthcare organizations are increasingly striving to provide care that is centered around the person, not the diagnosis. To implement such a cultural…

New Ida resources launching at AAA Virtual

By Judith Vonberg
Two years ago, we were at the American Association of Audiology conference in Columbus, US. If you were there, perhaps you stopped by our booth for a…

Obi-Wan Kenobi joins Inspired by Ida

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
In 2001, Ben Mann established Click Hearing in Essex, UK. Today, the Click Hearing team is proud to be delivering exceptional customer service, giving…

Improving job satisfaction through person-centered care

By Helle Gjønnes Møller
Clinical work is often emotional work, and burnout is common. But practitioners can take action to reduce stress and improve job satisfaction.

In praise of sea otters and shapeshifters for delivering PCC

By Clint McLean
Audiologist Carly Girard was just 29 when she bought Illinois-based Hearing Associates in 2012. Since then, she’s led many updates to the business,…

Does your clinic’s marketing embody person-centered care?

By Shari Eberts
Many adverts for hearing aids and hearing care clinics feature smiling seniors without a hearing aid in sight. We’re sold the idea that hearing aids…

My CI journey – overcoming fear and shaping destiny

By Karin Weiser
Getting a cochlear implant is no easy decision. In this blog, International Business Coach and writer Karin Weiser describes her journey and explains…

WHO Medical Director Shelly Chadha on the first ever World Report on Hearing

By Judith Vonberg
On World Hearing Day 2021, the World Health Organization published the first ever World Report on Hearing. We spoke to Shelly Chadha, one of the…

Sowing the seeds for a person-centered future in Quebec

By Judith Vonberg
The Ida Institute’s Motivation Tools are now available in French, thanks to the passion and hard work of Karina Moïn-Darbari, a student at Université…

World Hearing Forum Call for Changemakers’ stories

Your real-life experiences and personal stories can inspire and influence others to improve the world for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.…

Helpful tips to support patients in the clinic

By Shari Eberts
A visit to the hearing clinic can be an emotional experience. It is up to the hearing care professional to make sure the patient feels comfortable and…

Better relationships through the Communication Partners tools

By Clint McLean
Valentine’s Day is met with anxious anticipation by some, and trepidation by others. But regardless of how we feel about February 14th, communication…