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Lexie Hearing’s Innovations in the D2C Hearing Aid Market

Editor’s Note: Our “Hearing Healthcare Market Development” monthly column explores developing and growing the market... Read More

US Hearing Aid Pricing: Part 1 – Nominal Wholesale-Side Trends

Editor’s Note: The last time Hearing Economics discussed hearing aid pricing was 2016, when... Read More

Online Hearing Testing: Phonak and Digital Service Delivery

Editor’s Note: Nancy M. Williams, President of Auditory Insight, authors our new “Hearing Healthcare... Read More

US Ear Device Patents for July 2020

It’s As If  You Had Your Own Personal … Fill in the blank for... Read More

Online Hearing Testing: Starkey’s Real-World Conditions

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

ECONOMICS OF HEARING

Impact of Probe-Microphone Measurements and NOAH Quick-Fit on Patient Satisfaction and Loyalty

Amyn Amlani, PhD, returns to Hearing Economics after a long absence, having written on “Efficacy... Read More

Econ 101: How We Are Like Wheat Farmers

Q from an independent hearing aid specialist:{{1}}]I found this question in a Letter to... Read More

US Hearing Device Patents for December 2016

The number of hearing device patents granted annually to the Big 6 manufacturers tripled... 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

Raising the Curtain on Wholesale to Retail Hearing Aid Pricing

Are hearing aid markups as high as internet operators and others claim?  Are Audiologists... Read More

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Hearing Healthcare: Fish or Fowl?

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

Smartphone Control Apps for Hearing Devices: Caveat Emptor

Hearing Economics is pleased to welcome three Guest Contributors from Ear Machine, here to... 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

The Tiny Company That Could: Intricon

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