Implementation and Effectiveness of Decision Aids in Patient Compliance

by Amyn Amlani, PhD Last month, the reader was provided an overview of the... Read More

US Ear Device Patents for April 2021

Did We Miss Anything?   Apple’s lengthy patent 10979796, In-ear wireless listening device, has 68... Read More

US Ear Device Patents for March 2021

A Better Mouse Trap, Revisited   Included in this month’s list is patent #10950211,... Read More

Application of Decision Aids to Enhance Patient Values and Preferences for Care

by Amyn Amlani, PhD Shared-decision making is a core component of evidence-based health care,... Read More

US Ear Device Patents for February 2021

GN Hearing’s two distinct lines of business have long covered diverse hearing needs, ranging... Read More


Wrong Again: White Coat Fraud and Government Regulation Take It Out to the Parking Lot

 Hearing Economics is juggling several series right now, including one on regulation of professional... Read More

Assessing the Validity of MarkeTrak IX Adoption Rates

Today’s post by frequent contributor Amyn Amlani, PhD,  is a fitting salute to David... Read More

Not Another Zombie Post

Well, yes.  Hallowe’en demands attention to the growing, under-served, ever-changing Zombie market for hearing... Read More

Patents Jul/Aug 2016: Game of Patent Thrones

Patents, a fantastical realm of imagination, are a wonderful place to explore and gain... Read More

De-capitation Redux: Adventures of Rick, part 2

In the very first post (, we heard from Dr Rick Lazich and his... Read More


Survival of the Fittest Audiologists

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

Hearing in an Apple World: The Ears Have It

The first MFi Hearing aid post promised  “an Alice in Wonderland hearing device tour of... 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

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

Audiologists Get That Strange, Queasy Feeling

Tom Northey’s  14-year-old discussion of the future of Audiology continues today with a look at... Read More