Profession

The cost of hearing aids

Too expensive?

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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.

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Erik Westermann 1923-2017

Manufacturers

Erik Westermann
Erik Westermann © Widex

It was with great sadness that Widex announced the passing away of Erik Westermann, who died quietly in his sleep early on Tuesday 24th October at the age of 94.

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“The future of audiology is as big as our imagination is!”

Trends

Dave Fabry, GNReSound
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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.

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Audio Service again overall winner of yearly BVHI survey

Audio Service
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Customer satisfaction

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].

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An update on OTC legislation

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Mark Laureyns
Mark Laureyns, President of the AEA, during the convention of the International Hearing Society in Atlanta, last September © IHS

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.

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UK top audiologist Robert Beiny scoops European AOTY Award

AOTY 2017

Robert Beiny, European AOTY

Robert Beiny, an audiologist at the Hearing Healthcare Practice in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, claimed the coveted title of European Audiologist of the Year (AOTY) 2017, just weeks after being announced as the UK Audiologist of the Year, beating off stiff competition from seven countries across Europe.

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“The future could be so bright we will need to wear shades”

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Audiology Worldnews EUHA 2017
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Geoffrey Cooling, regular contributor to Audio Infos United Kingdom, shares with us some insights on how technology could transform the industry. As usual, the expert invites us to welcome new challenges with a smile.

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Audio Infos UK - issue 113 available at the HearBuy

Audio Infos

Audio Infos United Kingdom 113
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Our first issue of this ‘term’ features a preview of the first Autumn conference, taking place the 29th and 30th September.

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Beltone offers relief for Hurricane Harvey victims

Belone support after hurricane harvey
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Support

Chicago-based Beltone, part of the GN Hearing Care Group, announced in mid-September that they will be providing relief for the hearing-impaired community affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Audiologist of the Year 2017: Get to know the 7 country winners

AOTY 2017

Audiologist of the Year contest


Audiology Worldnews wants to introduce you the winners of the Audiologist of the Year 2017 contest.

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