HearingUp Announced as New Home of Dr. Cliff Content and New HearingUp Provider Network

PHOENIX, ARIZONA — Dr. Cliff Olson, the “World’s most recognized audiologist”, has launched HearingUp—a new website that provides a home for all of Dr. Cliff’s new educational content, as well as his extensive library of YouTube videos, and the new HearingUp Provider Network.  Dr. Cliff’s videos, some of which have been viewed by millions, provide…

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EHIMA Report Shows Rebound in Global Hearing Aid Sales

FRANKFURT, GERMANY — After a noticeable drop of hearing aid sales in the year 2020,  global annual sales rebounded, in 2021. In the last year, the members of the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA), who are the world’s largest and leading hearing instrument manufacturers, sold 18.79 million hearing aids in total. Compared to the previous…

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InnoCaption Co-CEO Joe Duarte Honored with HLAA Lifetime Achievement Award

BUENA PARK, CALIFORNIA – InnoCaption, a mobile app-based provider of real-time captioning of phone calls for the deaf and hard of hearing, announced today that Co-CEO Joe Duarte has been granted the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Hearing Loss Association of America’s (HLAA) 2022 Convention in Tampa, Fla. Throughout his career, Joe has been dedicated…

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Researchers Develop Nano-Gel to Protect Children Receiving Chemotherapy from Hearing Loss

PERTH, AUSTRALIA — Curtin University researchers will test a new nano-gel they have created to protect children receiving chemotherapy treatment from the common side effect of hearing loss, as part of a new project with Ear Science Institute Australia and supported by funding from the Channel 7 Telethon Trust. Lead researcher Associate Professor Hani Al-Salami,…

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Starkey Named Top Workplace by Star Tribune

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. The Star Tribune 2022 Top Workplaces program recognizes the most progressive workplaces in Minnesota. Decisions are based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health, and satisfaction.  This year’s Top Workplaces survey analysis included responses from more than 79,000 employees, and more than 4,000 Minnesota public, private…

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New e-Book Provides Valuable Insights on How Hearing Care Professionals Can Differentiate from Self-Fitting Devices

Buying amplification devices over the counter without the direct involvement of a licensed professional is not really new. After all, companies have been selling hearing aids through the mail since at least the 1970’s. What has changed, however, is the way these types of devices are fitted. Today, individuals who chose to self-direct their care…

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Study: Telemedicine Significantly Increases Access to Hearing Care for Rural Children

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS — The Hearing Norton Sound study, which focused on school-based hearing screening programs in rural Alaska, showed that referring children to specialists via telemedicine provides significantly quicker access to follow-up care than referring them to primary care providers. The findings from this study led by Susan D. Emmett, M.D., MPH, and Samantha…

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Demant Completes Acquisition of Leading Chinese Hearing Retailer, ShengWang

Today, Demant announced the acquisition of the remaining 80% of the shares in ShengWang, thereby taking full ownership of the leading network of hearing aid clinics in China. This follows the 20% minority investment announced on March 4, 2022 and “represents a significant strategic transaction in Demant’s continuous journey within hearing healthcare”. Including the consideration…

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