This Week in Hearing

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Jun. 19, 2023

Hearing Conservation Considerations in The Modern Workforce

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In case you missed it at this year’s Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference, Heather Malyuk, AuD, owner of Soundcheck Audiology and Head of Audiology at Tuned, presented an insightful look at hearing conservation needs in the modern workforce. The session delves into the crucial role of audiologists in addressing the unique needs of today’s working population. Backed by compelling data
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Jun. 13, 2023

The Impact of Cochlear Implants on Voice and Speech Production – Interview with Simin Soleimanifar

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This week, Andrew Bellavia is joined by Simin Soleimanifar, a research scientist and product specialist at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. They explore Simin’s research on voice perception and speech production in cochlear implant (CI) users. The study involved recording the voices of 13 individuals with bilateral CI devices and analyzing their ability to control volume variations during sustained vowel
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Jun. 12, 2023

Lucid Hearing’s Lifelong Approach to Hearing Care with Bennett Griffin

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Bennett Griffin is the executive vice president of research and development for Lucid Hearing. He recently sat down with Brian Taylor to discuss Lucid’s unique approach to the market – a strategy that includes both OTC and prescription hearing aids, diagnostic equipment and hearing protection devices. Along with Lucid’s vertically integrated strategy, Bennett discusses ADRO signal processing –another unique aspect
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Jun. 07, 2023

What you need to know about Auracast broadcast audio from Bluetooth

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In case you missed it at this year’s Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference, Chuck Sabin, the Senior Director of Market Development at Bluetooth SIG, presented an excellent overview of Auracast™ broadcast audio, offering important take-aways for hearing professionals and the patients they serve. Auracast™ broadcast audio is a new Bluetooth® capability that is set to be the next generation of
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Jun. 05, 2023

The Future of Audiometry: Going Beyond the Sound Booth with Renée Lefrançois of SHOEBOX

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Can valid clinical testing be done outside the traditional sound booth in the audiology clinic? This week, Bob Traynor sits down with Renée Lefrançois of SHOEBOX to discuss this question. They explore the benefits of web-based audiometry and use of portable clinical audiometers for testing outside sound-treated environments. In recent years, validation studies by highly respected institutions like the Mayo
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Jun. 01, 2023

Supporting Families of Children with Hearing Loss: The Power of Telehealth Services with Nell Rosenberg

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This week, Dr. Amy Sarow sits down with Nell Rosenberg, National Director of Teleservices for the Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech, to discuss the role of telehealth services in supporting children with hearing loss and their families. The discussion highlights the importance of early intervention and the role of various professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss.
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May. 31, 2023

Providing Cerumen Management in the Hearing Healthcare Clinic, Live from the FHH 2023 Conference

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Amyn Amlani is joined by Jackie Phillips, Mark Campbell-Foster, and Rob Koch, to share their perspectives on offering cerumen management in the hearing healthcare clinic, live from the 2023 Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference. They discuss various options available to providers, tools and training required, as well as how these services can not only help patients, but also improve a
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May. 25, 2023

Sony’s Self-Fitting Hearing Aid Technology – Taking a Closer Look

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In this episode, Bob Traynor sits down with Dr. Annie Duchen from WS Audiology to take a closer look at the WSA-Sony partnership and what it means for consumers with hearing loss. They discuss the latest products that have emerged from their collaboration: the CRE-C10 and the CRE-E10. They explore some of the key features found in Sony’s OTC devices
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May. 24, 2023

Ear and Hearing Care for All: We Can Make It Happen – Live from 2023 Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference

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On World Hearing Day, the WHO launched a new initiative to enable local healthcare professionals to deliver primary ear care including treatable conditions such as cerumen buildup and otitis. This could resolve up to 60% of ear issues directly. Practitioners would be trained to screen for hearing loss but not to treat it. Yet there are many regions of the
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May. 22, 2023

Manufacturing Auditory Neurons with Brian Culley, CEO of Lineage Cell Therapeutics.

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The idea of manufacturing auditory neurons that can be used to replace those damaged by disease is closer to reality that you may think. This week, Brian Culley, CEO of Lineage Cell Therapeutics returns to discuss a collaboration with the University of Michigan with an initial focus of studying cell therapy for auditory neuropathy spectrum disorders, a condition that affects