US ear device patents in July 2019

Got Ear?   The pinna, concha and external meatus are wonderful things for hands-free... Read More

The Potential of Design Thinking in Reforming Hearing Healthcare

by Kate Baldocchi, AuD & Amyn M. Amlani, PhD The hearing aid industry has... Read More

Ear Device Patents in June 2019

This month’s patent crop once again drives home the impression that hearing aids are... Read More

Evidence of Emerging Technologies as a Treatment Option for Mild-to-Moderate Hearing Loss

by David Maidment, PhD In August 2017, President Trump signed into law the Food... Read More

Ear Device Patents in May 2019

Your Own Little Lab   Ear real estate continues to attract health technology innovations... Read More


Treating the Right Patient with the Right Service at the Right Time: Thriving in the Era of Managed…

by Brian Taylor “Signal & Noise” is a bimonthly column by Brian Taylor, AuD.... Read More

Supply and Demand in the Audiology Labor Market, Part 4

The Audiology Labor Force series showed a stationary, or possibly decreasing, audiology workforce from... Read More

Buying the Stairway…to Hearing

By Amyn Amlani and Holly Hosford-Dunn There’s a lady who’s sure All that glitters... Read More

Econ 202: When Supply Met Demand

We’ve graduated from Econ 101.  It’s time to take on Price Takers — companies... Read More

US Hearing Device Patent Activity for November-December 2015

On January 7, the Oticon vs GN Resound patent war came to an end with... Read More


The Tiny Company That Could: Intricon

A year ago, odds are low that the name “IntriCon” was tripping off the... Read More

Internet Interventions for Hearing Loss and Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs): There Is a Connection?

Downstream Consequences of Aging is a bi-monthly series written by guest columnist Barbara Weinstein,... Read More

With a Tale, Forsooth, Northey Cameth Unto Us

The Tom Northey series concludes today, wrapping up his 2000 treatise forecasting the future of our... Read More

Hearing Healthcare: Fish or Fowl?

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

Creative Destruction and the Hearing Care Professional as Entrepreneur

Editor’s Note:  Brian Taylor, AuD, returns as a Guest Editor this week to, introduce... Read More