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EUHA community adds Instagram to its social networking activities

 

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The organiser of the world’s biggest audiology event, the European Union of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA), has added Instagram to its Facebook and LinkedIn social network windows.

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AAA 2021 Virtual ready to open its digital doors

 

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The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) will welcome a digital international audience this Wednesday, April 14 as it commences AAA 2021 Virtual, three days of sessions and activities focusing on essential issues in hearing health today.

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Remote support: is it here to stay?

 

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Is our technology up to the challenge? Has Covid19 simply accelerated the inevitable? And will remote support improve the service we offer to patients?

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WHERE DO WE GO NOW? Audio Infos columnist Raúl García-Medina on the changing landscape for audiology practices.

 

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One of the main things we have learned during this pandemic is resilience and rapid adaptability to change, particularly in our health systems.

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American Academy of Audiology appoints new executive director: Patrick Gallagher

 

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Boasting both a government and non-profit background in management and leadership, Patrick Gallagher will be the new Executive Director of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) as from March 15, 2021.

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Hearing tech must be backed by rehab therapy, underlines WHO World Report on Hearing

 

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Some 430 million people have hearing loss requiring rehabilitation services, and many, says the World Health Organisation (WHO), can be treated cost effectively by hearing technology if it comes with professional support.

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Live audiology gatherings are being scheduled: Portland, USA, and Warsaw, Poland are just two destinations

 

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Mingling in the fall in Portland, Oregon. Sounds nice, doesn’t it? But who can dare to hope for a face-to-face hearing health event in 2021? The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), that’s who.

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Covid-19 guidance for UK hearing professionals updated

 

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The joint Covid-19 guidance for UK Audiology and Otology professionals has been revised to take into account the changing situation in the pandemic, and the planned January 15 update has now been released.

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UK hearing care – 2020 reviewed

 

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The UK hearing health panorama in 2020 was thick with cloud, lined with silver only for those with rose-coloured prisms. Yet business and profession faced the difficulties and still staged events and created dynamics. Here, before we lock down into an equally daunting 2021, is a look back at the worst of years.

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Public’s low confidence in primary-care hearing info brings educational kit for GPs

 

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An audiology education toolkit for GPs is the solution UK medical and hearing health bodies have developed following recent survey results revealing low public confidence in primary care consultations since – and before – the coronavirus crisis.

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