- Published on 15 October 2014
Audiology Worldnews, the international news website on hearing aids and audiology, welcomes you to the 59th EUHA Congress in Hannover with a special print issue. From the 15th to the 17th October, visitors will find contents related to science, market, technologies and accessories, prepared by a network of correspondents from all over the planet, as well as an overview of the congress programme.
- Published on 01 October 2014
Once again, the University Medical Centre (CHU) of Toulouse (1st) and Lille (2nd) take the top two positions in the 17th ranking of the 50 best French public hospitals.
- Published on 19 September 2014
The Mauritius Ministry of Health has entered into an agreement with the Chennai Institute aimed at developing cooperation for surgery and other areas.
- Published on 17 September 2014
The Independent Commission on Hearing Loss, established by the International Longevity Centre-UK, has published its findings on the wide-reaching implications of hearing loss and how to address them. The Commission states that “Politicians can no longer afford to ignore the individual, economic and social cost of hearing loss.”
- Published on 14 August 2014
Two grateful mums have thanked screeners from all over Ireland, who perform the free hearing screening tests on newborn babies at 19 maternity hospitals, at a special event hosted by Northgate Public Services in Dublin recently.
- Published on 13 August 2014
Ida Institute introduces a new dilemma card game to help clinicians to better navigate the unique challenges of the teenage years for those with hearing impairment.
Social networks for your hearing centre: "Don't do online what you would not do in the physical world"
- Published on 05 August 2014
Health law and new technology expert, the Spaniard Isabel Marín Moral believes hearing centres are going through a fascinating moment thanks to all they will be able to achieve in the online world. She does recommend, however, that beginners set up their internet channels through professionals because, while anyone can tweet or write a blog, you can put your brand, practice reputation, and trust at risk. And Marín believes that leaving your firm in inexpert hands in the virtual world is just too risky.
- Published on 22 July 2014
Hanshin Hearing Center opened its first hearing aid store in 1981 in Amagasaki city, Hyogo prefecture in Japan. Today, the group has five stores in the Osaka and Kobe areas. A journalist from Audio Infos visited one of these stores in Ashiya city and reports on a rather unique approach to customer service that they have developed.
- Published on 17 July 2014
About 3,000 newborns are to be screened every month as part of a new screening program for hearing loss in the district of Ernakulam, India.
- Published on 16 July 2014
Programming hearing aids through software and wireless connectivity make up the mainstay of hearing fitting tasks today, while the foundation is obviously the audiometric testing applied prior to fitting. The profession, however, can and should take on other responsibilities, such as carrying out simple repairs and handling a basic method of speech check-ups. At Mojácar (Spain), the owners made sure they had plenty of practical orientation before taking more on.