Profession

Interview with Elizabeth Midgley, chair of the British Society of Audiology

BSA

Elizabeth Midgley, BSA
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Elizabeth Midgley took over as Chair of the British Society of Audiology in June 2016, so she is nearing the end of her two-year term of office.

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Book now for the European Tinnitus Course

Training

BTA tinnitus course

The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) are proud and excited to be involved in bringing back the acclaimed European Tinnitus Course after a seven-year hiatus.

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Hip hearing aids as a fashion statement?

Trends

Table of a designer
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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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Privacy Regulation and Audiology (II)

GDPR

GDPR Privacy in Europe
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In the first installment of this series, Geoffrey Cooling provided an overview of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that comes into force in May 2018.

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Privacy Regulation and Audiology (III)

GDPR

Breach of contract
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The safest thing to do with GDPR is err on the side of caution. Make sure you have compliant, sensible, secure policies, processes and systems in place.

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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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