Profession

Hip hearing aids as a fashion statement?

Trends

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Eye glasses are available in all possible shapes, models and colors. But when it comes to hearing aids, invisibility is still often the norm. However, good design can also make all the difference to a hearing aid. Where is the Giorgio Armani of the hearing industry?

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Hayley Schultz named 2018 Judith Gravel Fellow in Pediatric Audiology

Fellowship

Hayley Schultz

The recipient of the 2018/19 Judith Gravel Fellowship in Pediatric Audiology is Hayley Schultz, a third-year doctoral student in audiology at Washington University in St. Louis.

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The Audiology Patient Choice Act introduced in U.S. Senate

Legislation

Audiology Patient Choice Act
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Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Rand Paul have introduced S.2575, the Audiology Patient Choice Act, in the Senate.

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French social security dismisses reimboursement claims on OTC hearing aids

OTC

OTC hearing aids France
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In February, EvoluPharm announced that “AUDIBEST by Louis”, supposedly “the first over-the-counter presbycusis device reimbursed by the social security”, sparking concerns this would lead to

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New study highlights benefits of Ida Telecare for teens and tweens

Report

The Ear Foundation recently released a report on the Ida Institute Telecare for Teens and Tweens − a suite of easy-to-use online tools and resources to help teens self-manage their hearing loss.

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Now's your opportunity to get involved

AOTY 2018

Website of Audiologist of the Year

The prestigious Audiologist of the Year competition, now in its eleventh year, invites patients from across Europe to nominate their hearing practitioner by describing the difference they have made to their lives.

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Ida Institute signs new partnerships

Collaborations

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The Ida Institute has announced the establishment of new partnerships with the British Society of Audiology (BSA), Aston University in Birmingham and Høreforeningen in Copenhagen.

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Privacy Regulation and Audiology (I)

GDPR

Audiology Worldnews EUHA 2017
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the EU’s new legislation to protect the personal data of EU citizens. A failure to meet the GDPR’s standards by 25th May 2018 could lead to fines of up to €20 million or 4% of your global annual turnover.

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Hearing Industries Association appoints new Executive Director

Nomination

Jane Reese-Coulbourne

The Hearing Industries Association (HIA) Board of Directors announced the appointment of Jane Reese-Coulbourne as its next Executive Director, effective February 13, 2018.

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Graeme Clark and Anders Tjellström 2018 scholarships revealed

Scholarships

cochlear scholarship 2018

Cochlear has revealed the winners of the 16th annual Graeme Clark and the seventh annual Anders Tjellström scholarships.

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