Person-Centered Care from the Patient’s Perspective, a New eBook from Shari Eberts

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK — Today, Shari Eberts, founder of LivingWithHearingLoss.com, announced the launch of her new e-book “Person-Centered Care from the Patient’s Perspective.” In it, Shari shares her personal hearing loss journey, examines her experiences with audiologists over the years and lays out her formula for person-centered care from the patient’s point of…

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Empower 2019, Inaugural Hearing Health Conference Announced

The Empower Conference, presented by Your Hearing Network (YHN) is promising attendees an “unprecedented opportunity to learn, engage, and stay current in the hearing health industry”. The event is offering a customizable schedule of Clinical, Technology, and Business Development focused sessions, allowing participants to determine the right mix of content to suit their unique needs.…

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AAA and ASHA Issue Suggested Best Practices for Determination of Need for Captioned Phone Services

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND & RESTON, VIRGNIA — In response to published concerns by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that captioned telephone services (CTS) are being utilized by people who are not appropriate candidates—leading to potential funding deficits of this critical service—the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) have jointly developed proposed…

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Oticon Donates $25,000 AAAF’s Empowering Students Scholarship Fund

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY — At the 2019 American Academy of Audiology Conference, Oticon President Gary Rosenblum presented American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF) trustees with a $25,000 donation to the Foundation’s Empowering Students Scholarship Fund. This year marks the eighth year that Oticon, Inc. has provided funding to enable AAAF to award scholarships to graduate…

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clEAR Unveils New Pricing Model and Subscription Plan for Auditory Training Program

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI — clEAR, a leading provider of aural rehabilitation solutions, unveiled its new pricing model and subscription plan to allow for more affordable and accessible services for patients amidst the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) conference, the world’s largest gathering of audiologists. Available now for $24.99 per month, patients will receive unlimited access…

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Oticon Supports Building of Specially Adapted Custom Home for Injured Veteran

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY – Oticon Government Services Manager Tom Dowd recently joined with Homes For Our Troops,  government and military officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly built, specially adapted custom  home for Army Corporal Kevin McCloskey. Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) is a privately funded 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that builds and donates…

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Sensorion Announces Publication of Promising SENS-401 Data

MONTPELLIER, FRANCE — French biotech firm Sensorion announced the publication online, ahead of print, of data in the Otology & Neurology journal, showing the otoprotective potential of twice-daily oral SENS-401 in preclinical models. The company evaluated the efficacy of SENS-401 against severe acoustic trauma-induced hearing loss in a male rat model using auditory brainstem response (ABR), distortion product otoacoustic…

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Sivantos Reports Over $1 Billion in Revenue for Fiscal Year 2017/2018

Hearing aid manufacturer Sivantos has released results of its fiscal year 2017/2018, posting strong performance for the year (October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018). According to the company news release, sales grew by 14% to reach 1.1 Billion Euros (approximately $1.25 Billion USD).  The company says that it out-performed the market in key countries,…

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