US Ear Device Patents in May 2020

 Stylish,  Cute, Functional   The stylish headset shown in the feature image allows wearers... Read More

Hearing: The Social Sense

There is something very unique about the sense of hearing that sets it apart... Read More

Online Hearing Testing: Best Practices from Shoebox

Editor’s Note: Our new “Hearing Healthcare Market Development” monthly column will explore opportunities for... Read More

US Ear Device Patents for April 2020

Ohmmmm   In these days of COVID-19 sequestering and isolation, meditation and relaxation are... Read More

Design Thinking, Hearing Healthcare, and the New Normal: Using ‘Empathize’ to Identify Barriers and Opportunities

by Kate Baldocchi, AuD, Trisha Milnes, AuD, & Amyn M. Amlani, PhD COVID-19 proved... Read More


Regulation of Hearing Aids in the US, part 3

The US Hearing Aid Industry Comes Under Scrutiny and Regulation by the FTC1 The... Read More

Econ 202: Let Them Eat Cake, Monopolists at Work

“My position on cake is pro-having it, and pro-eating it.”  Boris Johnson, colorful British... Read More

Does ACO Spell Audiology?

Tom J. Northey is this week’s guest contributor.  In July, Hearing Economics did a... Read More

Hearing Aid Prices: Peeking in the Closet

Hearing Aid Price is still in the closet, but it’s being outed by professional... Read More

Audiologist as Communication Advocate in Health Care, part 2

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


US Hearing Device Patent Approvals for September and October 2014

The list of US patent approvals in the hearing industry grows longer with each... 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

Brave New World of BLE and MFi Hearing Aids Begins

GN Resound stole the show at the 58th Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA) in Germany... Read More

That Vision Thing

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

Smartphone Control Apps for Hearing Devices: The Science

 Hearing Economics is pleased to welcome back the Guest Contributors from Ear Machine for... Read More