starkey hearing technologies

Starkey President, Brandon Sawalich, Named to Executive Advisory Council for Bush Center

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA — Starkey Hearing Technologies president, Brandon Sawalich, has been named to the George W. Bush Presidential Center’s Executive Advisory Council. The Council is comprised of seasoned leaders in business, public service and non-profit work who lend their expertise to advise and support the Bush Center’s strategic direction. Their work helps the Bush…

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Hearing Professionals Offered Insights on Future of Hearing Care and Technology at Inaugural Empower Conference

ORLANDO, FLORIDA — Hundreds of hearing professionals descended upon Orlando, Florida over the weekend to attend the inaugural Empower Conference to “learn, engage and stay current in the business of providing the best hearing care”. The event was held at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort. “You’d be hard pressed to find a more comprehensive array…

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strekin hearing loss drug

Strekin Announces Completion of Patient Recruitment in Phase 3 Clinical Study of Hearing Loss Drug

BASEL, SWITZERLAND — Strekin AG, a biopharmaceutical company focused on treatments for hearing loss, announced that it has successfully completed patient recruitment in the RESTORE study, an international, randomized, placebo-controlled, Phase 3 clinical trial of the investigational drug STR001 in patients following a Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSNHL) event. RESTORE is evaluating the ability of…

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Oticon, Inc. Earns 2019 Learning! 100 Award for Exemplary Workforce Development

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY – Oticon, Inc. has been honored as a 2019 Learning! 100 Award Winner, a global competition that recognizes companies for best-in-class learning and development programs. The Learning! 100 Award recognizes the top 100 global organizations across the public and private sectors for their best-in-class learning and development programs that drive organizational performance,…

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gene therapy for hearing loss

Akouos Discloses Lead Program, AK-OTOF, a Potential Gene Therapy Treatment for Sensorineural Hearing Loss

BOSTON, MASS. – Akouos, a precision genetic medicine company developing gene therapies to restore and preserve hearing, today disclosed its lead program, AK-OTOF, a gene therapy focused on restoring hearing in individuals with sensorineural hearing loss due to mutations in the otoferlin (OTOF) gene. Normal otoferlin function enables the sensory cells of the ear (hair…

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ida institute partnership

Ida Institute Collaborates with to Help People with Hearing Loss Find Clinics Dedicated to Person-Centered Care

NAERUM, DENMARK – A  new collaboration between the Ida Institute and will allow people with hearing loss across the US and Canada to find hearing care professionals and clinics that carry the Inspired by Ida label, a benchmark of quality that signals dedication to person-centered care. Members of the Inspired by Ida program can…

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hearing tracker audstandard partnership

AuDStandard Announces Partnership With Hearing Tracker

PEARLAND, TEXAS — AuDStandard, The Unbundled Buying Group that provides exclusive pricing, practice growth solutions, detailed analytics and other services to hearing healthcare practitioners, has announced an exclusive partnership with Hearing Tracker, an online marketing platform that engages almost three million hearing aid consumers annually and generates hundreds of new patient leads each day. In…

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audiology medicare access bill introduced senate

Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act of 2019 Introduced in US Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On September 9, 2019, U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Rand Paul (R-KY), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Roger F. Wicker (R-MS) introduced the Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act of 2019 (S.2446). Like its identical companion bill (H.R.4056) introduced on July 25 by Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) and colleagues, this legislation will enhance…

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