This Week in Hearing

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Jan. 31, 2023

Healthy Hearing, Healthy Aging and the 5M’s of Geriatric Care with VA Audiologist, Steve Huart, AuD

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VA Audiologist Steve Huart, AuD, sits down with Brian Taylor to talk about the collaborative 5 M’s approach to geriatric care and what it means to age healthily. Dr. Huart describes how audiology is part of a multi-disciplinary approach at the VA and provides background on the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC). Mentioned in the article: 5Ms of
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Jan. 25, 2023

Top Audio & Hearing Health Takeaways from CES 2023

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The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) recently took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, where companies across the globe had the opportunity to showcase a range of new and emerging technologies.    – This week, host Dave Kemp is joined by Andy Bellavia, Founder of AuraFuturity, and Kevin Liebe, AuD, President and CEO of HHTM, to discuss their recent experience at
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Jan. 17, 2023

The Giants of Audiology: Interview with Frank Musiek

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The Giants of Audiology is a segment where host Bob Traynor will be joined by some of the profession’s most influential figures. In this week’s episode, we are joined by Dr. Frank Musiek – a renowned hearing researcher, scholar, teacher and clinical audiologist. His research career has contributed in a substantial way to our fundamental understanding of the anatomy, physiology
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Jan. 10, 2023

Where Did All the Audiologists Go? Audiology Workforce Analysis Deep Dive with Dr. Victor Bray

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Over the past two decades, the audiology workforce in the US has not been keeping pace with the aging population that is increasingly in need of hearing and balance services. When compared to the growth rates of other allied health professions during that same period, audiology’s lack of growth is troubling. In this episode, host Dave Kemp talks with Dr.
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Jan. 03, 2023

Prescription, OTC and Lifestyle Hearing: Interview with Lucid Hearing Founder and CEO, Tim Schnell

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This week, Tim Schnell, Founder and CEO of Lucid Hearing, sits down with Brian Taylor to discuss Lucid Hearing’s wide range of products including both prescription and OTC hearing aids, hearing protection and other devices. Be sure to subscribe to the TWIH YouTube channel for the latest episodes each week, and follow This Week in Hearing on LinkedIn and Twitter. Prefer to listen on the go? Tune
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Dec. 27, 2022

The Promise of Regenerative Medicine and Hearing Restoration: An Update on Frequency Therapeutics Clinical Trials

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Nearly one year ago, Drs. Kevin Frank and Carl LeBel were on TWiH to discuss the exciting possibilities of regenerative medicine in hearing and the incredible progress, Frequency Therapeutics, has made on understanding the potential of applying it to clinical practice. This week they joined Brian Taylor to update us on two clinical trials (FX-322 and FX-345) and how the
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Dec. 20, 2022

Lively Rebrands to Jabra Enhance: Interview with CEO, Adam Karp

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In November, GN announced that it was expanding the Jabra Enhance hearing offering to include Lively, a leading direct-to-consumer (DTC) hearing aid provider. Lively, which was acquired by GN in 2021, has now rebranded to Jabra Enhance and launched a new website, JabraEnhance.com, as an “online destination for better hearing enabling consumers to explore, purchase and receive hearing care from
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Dec. 12, 2022

The ABCs of APD: Live from AuDacity 2022

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Today, as more audiology clinics expand their service offerings, an increasing number of practices are adding auditory processing evaluation services – both for adult and pediatric populations. In this special episode, live from the recently held AuDacity 2022 conference, an expert panel was assembled to explore the need for these services and how to implement them in your clinic.  
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Dec. 07, 2022

Partnership Between an OTC Manufacturer and Audiology Clinics: Soundwave Hearing Update with Anthony Florek

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Last spring, Soundwave Hearing’s CEO, Anthony Florek and company CTO, Chris Boven, were interviewed about their recently launched Sontro AI self-fitting hearing aids. This week, host Bob Traynor follows up with Anthony Florek about the progress his company has made over the past several months, including a new partnership with Amptify, and future plans now that the OTC legislation was
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Dec. 04, 2022

Bringing Better Hearing to the People of the Dominican Republic – Interview with Antonio Esteban

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This week, host Amyn Amlani interviews Antonio Esteban, a hearing professional in the Dominican Republic. He describes how his son’s hearing loss diagnosis inspired him and his wife to begin a foundation to help other families. Nearly two decades later, their foundation has helped change the lives of thousands of people with free hearing aids and hearing care services. Antonio