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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

The Economic Realities of Tomorrow’s Independent Hearing Health Practice: Part 2

Editor Note: In April 2019, Dave Smirga and Greg Frazier enlightened readers about the... Read More

ECONOMICS OF HEARING

Tech Giants Eye Hearing Device Industry as Target for Rape and Plunder

The last post described future ear-level devices as conduits for highly personalized, exquisitely targeted,... Read More

Give the People What they Want: Relationship-based vs. Arms-length Transactions

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

Another Step Toward Quality AuD Education

“Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD In a recent... 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

A Bayesian Approach to Cost Effective Hearing Care: What Audiologists Could Learn from Election Gurus

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

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

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 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

Survival of the Fittest Audiologists

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

Hearing Healthcare: Fish or Fowl?

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

The Tiny Company That Could: Intricon

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