Profession

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) in full support of OTC bill

OTC

As the vote on the US Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 draws near, positions are beginning to crystallize. The HLAA has announced its full support for the bill and has issued an Action Alert to encourage consumers to urge their representatives to vote for the new legislation, reports Business Wire.

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Issue #42 of Audiology Infos Brazil is available!

Cover of new Audiology Infos Brazil issue
Cover of new Audiology Infos Brazil issue.

Magazine

The summer issue of Audiology Infos Brazil innovates in offering a new section dedicated to the technology fair of the 14th International Conference on Hearing Aids (EIPA), the most awaited conference of the year for Brazilian hearing care professionals, and the partner of the Brazilian edition of our magazine.

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New opinion on over-the-counter hearing aids

OTC

over-the-counter hearing aids
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An opinion article in the Washington Examiner recently pointed to two important areas where the author believes the proposed OTC hearing aids legislation in the United States fails: patient safety and regulatory reliability.

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Fundraiser puts the kettle on for people with tinnitus

Tea for Tinnitus
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Appeal

The British Tinnitus Association (BTA)’s Tea for Tinnitus campaign is asking people across the country to sign up and hold a tea party to increase awareness of the condition and in turn, donate as much money as possible for the charity.

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The ISHAA celebrates 30 years

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Meeting

The Irish Minister for Social Protection Mr Leo Varadkar T.D. attended the two-day conference of the Irish Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (ISHAA) which was held at the Carlton Dublin Airport Hotel on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th of May.

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Dr. Gyl Kasewurm: are you ready to grow your practice?

Interview

Gyl Kasewurm: coach and mentor
Gyl Kasewurm: coach and mentor ©V.A.

Independent hearing care practice owner Dr. Gyl Kasewurm has made such a success of her business in St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, that she now spends time coaching and advising other hearing care business owners how they can make their practices more successful.

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Canadian Hearing Society and union reach an agreement

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Agreement

An agreement has been reached between the Canadian Hearing Society and the workers union CUPE Local 2073, reports CTV and CBC, ending a 2-month long strike.

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Audio Infos UK - issue 111 available at the BSHAA

Audio Infos

Cover of Audio Infos UK 111
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We are doing something very un-British in our next issue… We are celebrating the successes of some of our hearing care professionals!

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Audiologist of the Year: a way to say thank you

AOTY 2017

Website of Audiologist of the Year
Website of Audiologist of the Year.

Time is running out for hearing technology wearers to nominate their audiologist for the coveted Audiologist of the Year (AOTY) competition. The deadline for nominations to reach Rayovac is 30th June 2017.

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Triton Hearing innovates in teleaudiology

Telemedecine

Triton Hearing teleaudiology
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New Zealand audiology chain Triton Hearing is introducing a world first with a new unique teleaudiology model aimed at reaching more people and providing easy and affordable access to professional advice about hearing.

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