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EUHA Congress draws closer - watch the "save the date" video

 
 
 

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There's just a summer to go - and you know how those fly - until the expansive halls of the Hanover Deutsche Messe convention centre in Germany opens its doors to the audiology world. EUHA is coming, and the organisers' annual video invitation is already here.

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THE CASE FOR LOUDNESS MADNESS

 

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And we thought hearing instrument fittings were getting simpler, writes top audiologist Raúl García-Medina.

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British Academy of Audiology Annual Conference 2022 open for registration

 

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The British Academy of Audiology holds its 18th annual conference and exhibition on October 13 and 14, 2022 at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester, UK. Registration is now open.

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Where the hearing aid is still a "cosmetic device". Cue Madeleine's Law.

 

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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.

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Oxford venue for one-day BSHAA conference in 2022

 

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The British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA) has announced a return to the conference scene with a 2022 for the diary: September 17.

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CAN YOU SURVIVE THE DISRUPTORS?

 

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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.

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Starkey UK to bring customers together in Dubrovnik, Croatia for some post-pandemic inspiration on fearlessness

 

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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.

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Teams need managers, and managers need some soft skills - 10 keys to better communication

 
 

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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 .

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OTC hearing aids in sharp focus as American Academy of Audiology draws 2000+ to its first post-Covid in-person conference

 

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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.

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On LOUDNESS Madness

 

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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.

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