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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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© jose1983 – iStock Portland, Oregon in autumn

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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EUHA online live chats every Friday

 

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Following a successful start to the month-long 2020 Digital EUHA Congress, the first EUHA digital live chats will start today, October 16, at 1400 CEST.

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EUHA : Two days to go until world's biggest virtual hearing congress

 

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In just two days, the reformatted 2020 EUHA Congress gets under way with a Digital Future Friday featuring thirty companies from the industry interacting with online visitors to discuss product innovations and trends in technology.

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Denver downed as AAA opts for virtual conference in 2021

 

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Plans to mount its 2021 annual conference in Denver, Colorado have fallen victim to COVID considerations, as the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) has decided to give its major event an online format.

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Dubai's showcase audiology event will take place online from November 18 to 20

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© Dubai Otology - Such physical gathering - from Dubai Otology in 2019 - will be replaced by interaction on device screens this year.

The online format now chosen by most events to circumvent pandemic restrictions is also the route taken this year by the MENASA region's star audiology event, Dubai Otology, which will run from November 18 to 20.

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