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Our Company works with industry groups to ensure that its products and services meet or exceed industry standards with respect to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”). Our Company’s products and services are specifically designed to include features that help our customers comply with HIPAA. Our Company uses a relational database that employs a secure login process requiring a user name and password. Our Company supports role-based access. That is, users are assigned to groups, each with certain access rights, which may include the ability to edit and add data or may limit access to data. When a user adds or modifies data within the database, a record is made that includes which data were changed, the user ID, and the date and time the changes were made. This establishes an audit trail that can be examined by authorized system administrators.
Periodontitis according to the National Institute of Health means, inflammation around the tooth. Periodontitis can result in a patient’s gums pulling away from the teeth and forming spaces (called “pockets”) that become infected.
The body’s immune system fights the bacteria as the plaque spreads and grows below the gum line. Bacterial toxins and the body’s natural response to infection start to break down the bone and connective tissue that hold teeth in place. If not treated, the bones, gums, and tissue that support the teeth are destroyed. The teeth may eventually
Thanksgiving is almost here. One of the more challenging listening situations for any listener but especially for individuals with a hearing loss, is trying to communicate in noise. Thanksgiving can be a very noisy day whether you’re dining at home or dining at a restaurant. Even the most elegant restaurants tend to be on the noisy side. Numerous conversations are going on all around you, dishes and silverware are constantly clanging and music is playing in the background. And being seated around a table eliminates your
My dad just had his hearing tested and was told that he has a sensorineural hearing loss. The person testing his hearing explained to him what that meant. But now that he’s trying to explain what it means to me, he isn’t sure that he’s remembering what she said correctly. So, what is a sensorineural hearing loss?
HOW DO WE HEAR?
Before we explain what a sensorineural hearing loss (often abbreviated as SNHL) is, we need to explain how you hear.
Briefly, sound waves enter the outer ear canal and
There are many disorders that can lead to a temporary and/or a permanent loss of hearing. The connection between many diseases and hearing loss is only recently beginning to be better understood, Hypothyroidism is just one example of a disease that has the ability to impact your hearing.
WHAT IS HYPOTHYROIDISM?
Hypothyroidism, also known as underactive thyroid, is a condition in which the thyroid gland, which supplies hormones to keep the metabolism in working order, is not functioning properly. This results in lower than required levels of essential hormones that