Articles By Dr. Murphy

The COVID-19 Dilemma: Protection versus Hearing

The COVID-19 Dilemma: Protection versus Hearing

With the occurrence of coronavirus in late 2019 (COVID-19) and subsequent Worldwide pandemic spread, we have been confronted with learning the history of progression and steps to protect ourselves while living our daily lives. We know the disease arose from Wuhan,...

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Delaying a Hearing Test is to Deny Hearing Problems

Delaying a Hearing Test is to Deny Hearing Problems

The old saying, to delay is to deny is never more applicable than a person who should be considering the pursuit of better hearing. Some may make time for cleaning out a closet, organizing the garage, ridding the basement of excess stuff, completing paperwork, or addressing neglected chores. However, people with hearing problems will deny it and put off making the time for a hearing test.

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This is Your Moment

This is Your Moment

For better or worse, our lives change in an instant. Whether those changes are something we make or have been thrust upon us, we adapt and move forward. These moments can be a new life, a death, an accident, a planned move, a new venture, unexpected news, or an idea....

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Free

Free

There are some people that believe that certain professional hearing services, like those provided by Dr. Murphy, are free. However, all professional hearing services incur a fee to insurance companies and patients.

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Assurance Ensures Success

Assurance Ensures Success

When a person comes to the realization they need assistance with hearing difficulty, their first step is critical for success. In consumer fashion, some fall for the loss leader trap in an advertisement featuring a lowball price on hearing aids and a free test from a...

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Does Your Hearing Spark Joy

Does Your Hearing Spark Joy

Take a personal inventory of the positives and negatives of your hearing and how it affects you and those you interact with every day.

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Personal Ephiphany

Personal Ephiphany

The realizations that patients come to in terms of their hearing loss can take a variety of forms. There is often a moment of epiphany, that I also learn from when I see it in a patient. This article explores a few such stories.

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Health Care 2010

Health Care 2010

Patrick Murphy sheds some light on the murky and opinionated topic of health care reform, notably the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act by President Obama and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (HCERA) of 2010.

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