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How Listen Lively’s Telehealth Model Stacks Up Against Clinics

Hearing Healthcare Market Development Column   The question as to whether the telehealth model provides the same quality of care as the traditional face-to-face model in hearing healthcare is topical given that the coronavirus pandemic has entered a third wave. Auditory Insight’s analysis shows that the model created by the telehealth hearing aid company, Listen…

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Lexie Hearing’s Innovations in the D2C Hearing Aid Market

Hearing Healthcare Market Development Column   In July, Lexie Hearing launched a direct-to-consumer (D2C) hearing aid with a model of care that includes a digitized onboarding process, in-situ hearing test, and rewards program. These three innovations anticipate over-the-counter (OTC) deregulation, while also embodying healthcare best practices in patient adherence.  Lexie Hearing’s current product line consists…

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Online Hearing Testing: Phonak and Digital Service Delivery

Hearing Healthcare Market Development Column   During the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, Sonova USA introduced to hearing care professionals (HCPs) a fully digital service delivery model for its Phonak brand. Patient use of the online hearing test, the gateway to care, skyrocketed during this period. However, very few HCPs implemented the fully digital…

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Online Hearing Testing: Starkey’s Real-World Conditions

Hearing Healthcare Market Development Column   With the U.S. continuing to combat the coronavirus, the online hearing test is becoming a crucial vehicle for engaging patients. During a Zoom interview in June, Starkey’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dave Fabry, revealed that during the pandemic’s first wave, patient visits to Starkey’s online hearing test grew significantly.  Starkey’s…

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Online Hearing Testing: Listen Lively and Patient Engagement

Hearing Healthcare Market Development Column   Online hearing testing at Listen Lively (Lively) is mission-critical because it marks the first step in the company’s direct-to-consumer (D2C) model of care that is completely home-based. Two executives at Lively, during a Zoom interview in June, revealed that during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic this past…

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