Hearing care professionals in Germany have faced relatively relaxed coronavirus restrictions on opening their practices but, bar innovative exceptions, a commonsense approach means few audiologists have kept their doors open, reports Audio Infos editor Dennis Kraus.
It is a news area subject to major changes every day, but the diverse responses of audiology practices across Europe have been watched by editors of Audiology Worldnews' sister publications. From Europe's hardest hit territory, this report compiles information provided by Audio Infos Italy editor-in-chief Claudia Patrone.[ ... ]
A simplified, online-only entry process has been set up by the organisers of the European Audiologist of the Year Award for its 2020 competition, the 13th annual quest search to find audiologists of excellence who change people's lives for the better.
Children born with hearing difficulties will suffer life-long issues if elective surgery restrictions under coronavirus measures delay their cochlear implant operations, the CEO of Cochlear Ltd has warned.
On behalf of all EHIMA member companies, the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA) has issued a statement on the coronavirus pandemic via its President, Søren Nielsen, which we post in full.
With hearing patients mostly in the vulnerable 65+ age group, audiology associations worldwide are meeting their responsibilities full on to provide guidelines on COVID-19. The European Association of Hearing Aid Professionals (AEA) has just released an update with a 5-step advice statement.
The hearing aid that Minnesota-based Starkey Hearing Technologies is marketing as a "next-generation sound never before possible" has made its US entry in the latest episode of a much-watched artificial intelligence saga.[ ... ]
GN Hearing has new product additions to talk about, including the "beyond powerful" ReSound ENZO Q hearing aid for severe-to-profound hearing loss, recently worn over 49 days at sea by Mo O'Brien as she became the first deaf person to row the Atlantic.[ ... ]
Oticon has launched a hearing aid addition to its Essentials category: RUBY. Complete with a new feedback management system, this latest release from the Demant device brand has contact-free inductive rechargeability and 2.4 GHz bluetooth connectivity.[ ... ]