US Ear Device Patents for February 2020

Thanks, Pearl Jam Even from casual observation of our hearing behavior most of us... Read More

Coronavirus and Audiology Services

by Amyn M Amlani, PhD COVID-19, or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (Sars-CoV-2),... Read More

US Ear Device Patents for January 2020

Route 66    Standard hearing aid treatment protocol follows a fitting and follow-up route... Read More

Improving Patient Compliance Through a Focus on Counseling and Motivational Interviewing (MI)

Growth and Prosperity   Having proudly served their community for decades, Hometown Audiology helped... Read More

Pricing in Hearing Healthcare: Which Race are You Running? Part 3 – Implications of Health Insurance on Consumer…

by Amyn M Amlani, PhD Today’s blog, Part 3, is the last in the... Read More


Complaining Nation: Should Audiologists and Hearing Aid Manufacturers Keep the Bad?

Economics is all about data collection–lots and lots of data.  To what end, you may... Read More

Hearing Health Enters the Big Data Arena: Ownership Considerations

Privacy and Security guidelines for ear-level testing and ear-level devices were discussed in a... Read More

To Regulate or Not To Regulate, That is the Question

The last post on Government regulation introduced gluts and shortages, both undesirable, inefficient and... Read More

US Hearing Device Patents for September 2017

Hearing aid patents continue to offer excitement, especially for audiophiles in pursuit of “natural”... Read More

End of Barriers, Part 4

This is the almost-final Econ 202 post on barriers that exist in the US... Read More


Survival of the Fittest Audiologists

  Last post introduced readers to Tom Northey and his 2000 forecast of Audiology... Read More

Is “Her” Here? Can You Hear Her?

Yes, Her is and yes you can!  And Her name is Hearable.1 What Is... Read More

That Vision Thing

How many readers remember Tom J. Northey, The One That Got Away?  Mr. Northey... Read More

US Hearing Device Patent Approvals for May and June 2014

Being an Audiologist wandering through the Wonderful World of Patents is like Alice tumbling... Read More

Hearing Healthcare: Fish or Fowl?

March Phonak-Costco Madness ushered in urgency to the health of hearing healthcare providers.  March... Read More