eHealth and the hearing aid adult patient journey: a state-of-the-art review.
Alessia Paglialonga, Annette Cleveland Nielsen, Elisabeth Ingo, Caitlin Barr, Ariane Laplante-Lévesque
Biomed Eng Online | Published : 2018
The number and variety of eHealth services for adults and older adults who use hearing aids (HAs) are growing rapidly. This area holds promise to increase cost-efficiency, enable better access to care, and improve patient outcomes and satisfaction. Despite the increasing interest in this field, an up-to-date picture of recent research in the area of eHealth for adults with HAs is lacking. In this state-of-the-art review we assessed the literature from the past decade about eHealth use in the HA adult patient journey. Systematic searches were conducted in CINAHL, PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science. A total of 34 peer-reviewed empirical records were identified from the searches and from the re..View full abstract