Where the hearing aid is still a "cosmetic device". Cue Madeleine's Law.
- Published on 30 May 2022
It is certainly an insult to any hearing care professional, let alone the industry, to see hearing aids described as merely cosmetic devices, but those whose money-making is staked on health risks can and do see it this way. Thanks to a new law proposal, Ohio may join other states in challenging that perspective.
Oxford venue for one-day BSHAA conference in 2022
- Published on 23 May 2022
The British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA) has announced a return to the conference scene with a 2022 for the diary: September 17.
CAN YOU SURVIVE THE DISRUPTORS?
- Published on 19 May 2022
Is your current business model strong enough?In a fast-changing world - irrespective of whether you are positioning for an exit, or still have decades ahead of you at the helm - standing still is not an option for most practice owners.
Starkey UK to bring customers together in Dubrovnik, Croatia for some post-pandemic inspiration on fearlessness
- Published on 27 April 2022
Three masters of tackling fear have been hired to speak at the first post-pandemic gathering for the Starkey UK faithful. Over 100 hearing care professionals will be jetting to Dubrovnik, Croatia for a Business Seminar from May 11 to 13.
Teams need managers, and managers need some soft skills - 10 keys to better communication
- Published on 13 April 2022
Managerial communication is covered all too sparingly in audiology schools. Here’s a catch-up session based on the management science theories of Canadian academic Henry Mintzberg .
OTC hearing aids in sharp focus as American Academy of Audiology draws 2000+ to its first post-Covid in-person conference
- Published on 12 April 2022
The American Academy of Audiology has confirmed that its AAA 2022 + HearTECH Expo —held in St. Louis, Missouri from March 30 to April 2—attracted more than two thousand attendees from 20 countries.
On LOUDNESS Madness
- Published on 11 April 2022
Leading UK audiologist Raúl García-Medina shares his thoughts on the problem of loud sound in correctly adjusting hearing technology, reminding professionals of the usefulness of categorical loudness scaling.
AAA Conference 2023
- Published on 04 April 2022
When and where will the next American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Conference take place?
The three Vs of hearing aid fitting: Verify Verify Verify (Part 2)
- Published on 01 April 2022
In this second part of a focus on hearing aid fitting verification, we print the perspectives of a top London-based audiologist, Raúl García-Medina, regular columnist in our UK Audio Infos magazine..
The three Vs of hearing aid fitting: Verify Verify Verify (Part 1)
- Published on 31 March 2022
American Academy of Audiology board member Dr. Lindsey Jorgensen shares practical tips on verification testing around her 2022 Conference Learning Lab.