There’s a right to hear or not to hear, but none to deny another’s right to hear

Editors Note: This post was originally posted February 2012. By David H. Kirkwood Two recent posts at Hearing Views addressed basic rights related to hearing health care: the right to have access to hearing care technology and services and the right not to use that access.   “AN ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFIT” The February 8 Hearing…

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Phonak Move Has Audiology and Dispensing Community on Edge

If you’re a practicing audiologist or a hearing instrument specialist and haven’t heard the latest news that Phonak will begin distributing hearing aids through Costco beginning in April, then you’ve probably been living under a rock. In response to the latest announcement, Phonak says that Costco serves a different clientele from the average professional office…

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