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

US Ear Device Patents for March 2020

The patent world continues to turn, pandemic notwithstanding.  You won’t find patent #10607258 listed... Read More

Trust in Audiology Care: More Important Now Than Ever

by Jill Preminger, PhD I became aware of the importance of trust in audiology... Read More

US Ear Device Patents for February 2020

Thanks, Pearl Jam Even from casual observation of our hearing behavior most of us... Read More

Coronavirus and Audiology Services

by Amyn M Amlani, PhD COVID-19, or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (Sars-CoV-2),... Read More


US Hearing Aid Device Patent Activity for March-April 2015

Samsung Electronics’ history of suit-counter-suit patent-infringement litigation was referenced last post.  The patent-infringement lawsuit... Read More

US Hearing Device Patent Activity for September-October 2015

Patent policing of ear device technologies is big news these days, as are the... 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

Price Functions in the US Retail Hearing Aid Market, Part 2

by Holly Hosford-Dunn, PhD & Amyn Amlani, PhD   Average Sale Price of hearing... Read More

Improving Patient Compliance Through a Focus on Counseling and Motivational Interviewing (MI)

Growth and Prosperity   Having proudly served their community for decades, Hometown Audiology helped... 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

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

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

Survival of the Fittest Audiologists

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