Tag Archives: Hearing

House panel to hold hearing on VA delay of first EHR go-live

The chair of the House subcommittee charged with legislative oversight of the VA’s Cerner electronic health record implementation is concerned about the agency’s decision to delay the EHR’s initial go-live. “I’m concerned that as we’ve moved closer to the go-live date, we have been told repeatedly that there were no showstoppers in the implementation, that… Read More »

COVID-19 and hearing loss: What we know

COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, has now been linked to many long-term complications, including heart damage, lung damage and neurological disorders. One emerging area of research is whether hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears) can result from coronavirus infection—either as a symptom or as a complication days or weeks later. We do know that many different types… Read More »

Living with mild hearing loss

Hearing loss is divided into degrees of severity from mild to profound. If you have mild hearing loss, your hearing loss isn’t severe and you can likely “fake it until you make it” in many social situations. However, despite how it sounds, “mild” hearing loss doesn’t mean harmless—it can still have profound effects on your quality… Read More »