- Published on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 16:02
According to a study published in the journal Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore – AAMS, an estimated 422,000 older adults in Singapore suffer from hearing loss and over 100,000 may have disabling hearing impairment.
- Published on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 15:05
The Ear Foundation has released a new report that confirms the benefits the Ida Institute’s My World Pediatric Counseling Tool as a means for hearing care professionals to understand the child’s perspective and enable children to become active partners in their own care.
- Published on Monday, 06 November 2017 10:23
Søren Hougaard began his career in the hearing world in 1984, at Danish firm Widex. He then joined Sonova in 2002, where he held the position of Managing Director for the Phonak brand in Denmark.
- Published on Friday, 03 November 2017 08:20
Audio Infos No. 59 acknowledges the success of minimally-invasive surgery through microtechnology in operations performed in Chile to give patients the latest implant to hit the country: Neuro, from the Danish producer Oticon Medical, recommended for when hearing aids are not helping.
- Published on Thursday, 02 November 2017 15:09
Oticon has announced the appointement of Thomas Behrens as Chief Audiologist. Thomas Behrens, Head of Audiology at Oticon and Director for the Centre for Applied Audiology Research at Oticon global headquarters, will step into the new role, bringing 20 years of experience.
- Published on Thursday, 02 November 2017 14:39
The New York Times recently ran an interesting piece on why hearing aids are so expensive. The article asks whether it’s a question of patents or the manufacturing environment, and points out how the digital revolution may change the industry.
- Published on Friday, 27 October 2017 17:42
Vice-president of global medical affairs at GN ReSound and a former president of the American Academy of Audiology, David Fabry gave several lectures at the XIV Encontro International sobre próteses auditivas, last June in São Paulo, Brazil.
- Published on Wednesday, 25 October 2017 15:18
Since 2010, Germany's hearing aid manufacturers have been inviting hearing aid dispensers to participate in a survey conducted by the German Association of the Hearing Aid Industry [BVHI].
- Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017 15:47
On Friday, August 18, the over the counter (OTC) debate, that has been raging since March in the USA, came to its first conclusion with president Donald Trump signing the 2017 Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization act.