Profession

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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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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