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One in 12 UK audiologists (18%) say patients are unaware of the tinnitus-hearing loss link

 

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Many patients are unaware that tinnitus symptoms may be tied to hearing loss, say almost one-fifth of audiologists surveyed by the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA).

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Positive thinking projects a September face-to-face EUHA in Hanover

 

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Delegates are unlikely to be rushing to book their flights, but a physical—yes, in person—September EUHA Congress and Industry Exhibition has been announced by its organisers. Companies can already book stand space.

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WS Audiology CEO Eric Bernard takes the reins of Europe’s associated hearing device manufacturers

 

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© EHIMA Eric Bernard, new EHIMA President

Members of the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA) have unanimously voted to be led by new President, Eric Bernard, for the two-year period 2021 to 2022.

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New Signia President Mike O’Neil arrives for “new era of innovation”

 

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Signia US has appointed Mike O’Neil as its new president, with complete responsibility for the brand’s management and development. He will work under the recently appointed US president for WS Audiology, Daniel Liberman,

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Industry’s remote control in 2021 illustrated by Starkey’s two-day Livio Edge AI event

 

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Hearing giant Starkey was fast off the blocks to stage live events remotely in 2020, and its UK community will benefit from an early online two-day #GainTheEdge show this January 14 and 15.

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Reasons for optimism in 2021 – what audiology leaders foresee

 

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Reasons for optimism in audiology over the new year ahead range from growing patient control of their devices to more individualised attention and increased collaboration between the players in hearing healthcare.

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Tim Clark joins the Starkey team as Managing Director, UK and Ireland

 

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Former Sonova Commercial Director, Tim Clark, has been appointed as Managing Director, UK and Ireland for Starkey.

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Hearing instrument market recovery continues following first lockdowns in UK and Ireland

 

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British and Irish hearing device producers have confirmed a continuing brightening of the economic picture for Q3, 2020, as the market recovers from the ravages of spring lockdowns.

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CI surgery breakthrough as robot-assisted insertions are completed in Iowa

 

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The world's first two robotics-assisted cochlear implant (CI) insertions have been achieved by US firm iotaMotion through its iotaSOFT system, an investigational surgical tool currently in clinical evaluation.

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Paradise among factors brightening Sonova financial estimate despite COVID

 

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A bright guidance for the first half of the 2020/21 financial year has been beamed out by the Swiss hearing solution giant, Sonova, possibly indicating faster industry-wide recovery from COVID than expected.

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