Innovations In Hearing

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Dec. 04, 2020

Strengthening Hearing Through Sound? A Closer Look at the Technology Behind AudioCardio

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Hearing Healthcare 2020 is a column where we explore the forces behind the changing landscape and disruptions impacting the hearing healthcare industry.  This week, HHTM President and CEO, Kevin Liebe interviews the team behind AudioCardio, a mobile app that is said to offer a “data and science backed sound therapy designed to maintain and strengthen your hearing” through the use of
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Nov. 09, 2020

Our Legacy

Paul Teie
I hope that everyone who reads this feels as I do, that what they do is important.  But if you are on the fence, just read the press release below (and if you want to really dig into it, read the full article).   To my mind, our sense of hearing is the most important because it connects us with each
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Nov. 04, 2020

Person Centered Care and the Future of Hearing Healthcare: Interview with Lise Lotte Bundesen

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Hearing Healthcare 2020 is a column where we explore the forces behind the changing landscape and disruptions impacting the hearing healthcare industry.  This week, HHTM President and CEO, Kevin Liebe, interviews Lise Lotte Bundesen, the Managing Director of the Ida Institute – an independent, non-profit organization that works with hearing care professionals and patients from around the world to develop
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Nov. 01, 2020

Why Needs-Assessment? To Change Minds!

Paul Teie
The audiogram is critical to being able to diagnose hearing loss and to properly fit hearing instruments.  But if you agree with me that the most important goal of the hearing evaluation is building a solid case that obtaining hearing instruments is among the best things your patient can do to help themselves and their loved ones, then the most
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Oct. 27, 2020

New Delivery Models and the Future of Hearing Healthcare: Interview with Andrew Song, President of Whisper

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Hearing Healthcare 2020 is a column where we explore the forces behind the changing landscape and disruptions impacting the hearing healthcare industry.  This week, HHTM President and CEO, Kevin Liebe, interviews Andrew Song, the Co-Founder and President of Whisper. Earlier this month, his company launched its flagship product – the Whisper Hearing System, which is said to be a “first-of-its-kind learning
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Oct. 17, 2020

Performance – Perception Test Using QuickSIN

Paul Teie
Think about this question for a moment… Would it be useful for you to know if your newly fit hearing aid patient has a realistic or unrealistic view of how well they can hear? You know who I’m talking about!  It is the patient with pretty good hearing who complains of all kinds of difficulty, and when they get hearing
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Sep. 18, 2020

Consumer-Driven Care and the Future of Hearing Healthcare

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Hearing Healthcare 2020 is a column where we explore the forces behind the changing landscape and disruptions impacting the hearing healthcare industry.  Without a doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased our reliance on technology– not only for socializing with our friends and families via Zoom and other video chat technologies, but also has significantly increased interest and demand for remote healthcare. 
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Aug. 11, 2020

Evidence Over Orthodoxy, Part 3: Where Do We Go From Here?

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Editor’s Note: Terry MacTaggart offers his concluding remarks on how we can better serve people coping with hearing loss and communication challenges during one of the most uncertain moments in our lifetimes. Click here to view Part 1 and Part 2.   What does this wish list for consumers imply for the industry?   Strengthening Education, Access and Availability are
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Aug. 11, 2020

Evidence Over Orthodoxy, Part 2: Why are so Many People Left Out?

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Editor’s Note: Terry MacTaggart continues his discussion on how we can better serve our customers – persons coping with hearing loss and communication challenges during one of the most uncertain moments in our lifetimes. Click here to view Part 1.   Why are so many people left out?    There are several well-known reasons – stigma of older age, access
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Aug. 07, 2020

Gene Therapy and the Future of Hearing Healthcare: Interview with Akouos CEO, Manny Simons

Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Hearing Healthcare 2020 is a column where we explore the forces behind the changing landscape and disruptions impacting the hearing healthcare industry.  This week, HHTM President and CEO, Kevin Liebe, interviews Dr. Manny Simons, CEO, President, and Co-Founder of Akouos. His company, which recently went public, raised over $200M in its initial public offering (IPO) in June of this year.