ida asha partnership

Ida Institute Announces Partnership with ASHA

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND & NAERUM, DENMARK — The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Denmark-based nonprofit Ida Institute, announced the formation of a new partnership.  Founded in 2007 with a grant from the Oticon Foundation, the Institute has teamed up in the past with like-minded groups in the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Australia. “Ida is…

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Person-Centered Hearing Care: New Research Shows Value of Ida Institute Tools

NAERUM, DENMARK — Earlier this year, the Ida Institute Research Committee announced that they were accepting proposals for research projects investigating outcomes of the use of Ida tools. This week, the group has announced that the first grant recipients have now submitted their report which “add to a growing body of evidence that demonstrates the value of Ida Institute…

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Hearing Professionals and People With Hearing Loss Brought Together for Ida Institute Workshop

NAERUM, DENMARK — A workshop was recently held by the Ida Institute in Denmark, that brought together people with hearing loss, hearing care professionals, and the representatives of patient organizations. The purpose behind the workshop, entitled “Partners in Hearing: Learning Together”, was to develop new ideas and concepts that can support people with hearing loss…

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Ida Institute to Launch New Program Designed to Improve Counseling Skills of Hearing Professionals

NAERUM, DENMARK — The Ida Institute announced this week that it will be launching a new program, Inspired by Ida, that will allow hearing care professionals to “enhance their counseling skills and differentiate their practice through person-centered care”. The organization will be introducing the program at the upcoming American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Conference in…

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Ida Institute Announces Availability of Research Grants, Calls for Applications

NAERUM, DENMARK — The Ida Institute Research Committee announced that they are accepting proposals for research projects investigating outcomes of the use of Ida tools. Research grants will be awarded to projects that “develop evidence related to Ida Institute methods and tools and aim to demonstrate the effect of person-centered care in hearing rehabilitation.”  …

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HLAA and Ida Institute Announce Partnership

BETHESDA, MARYLAND — The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) announced that it has partnered with the Denmark-based Ida Institute. The goal of the partnership, according to the organizations, is to promote a person-centered approach to hearing healthcare. The efforts with HLAA are part of the Ida Institute’s overall strategy to “establish partnerships with key…

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tinnitus tools

New User-Friendly Tinnitus Programs Have Potential to Meet Demand

Tinnitus is a condition affecting upwards of 15% of the population and many bothered by the condition may be under served. That according a recent JAMA Otolaryngology article, which concluded there is a significant opportunity for hearing care professionals to get more actively involved in the long-term care and management of patients experiencing bothersome tinnitus.…

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Free e-course from Ida Institute teaches fundamentals of patient-centered care

NAERUM, DENMARK—Hearing care professionals and students can now take a free online course and gain a practical introduction to the fundamentals of patient-centered Developed by the Ida Institute, a non-profit organization funded by the Oticon Foundation, the Ida Basics Course is designed to encourage reflection on the clinician’s approach to patient care and suggest concepts…

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VA-funded study will test effectiveness of motivational tools with hearing aid users

PORTLAND, OR—When people are fitted with hearing aids, they often face difficulty in obtaining the maximum benefit from them. That’s why the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which fits more than half a million hearing aids a year on U.S. military veterans, is sponsoring a 2-year pilot study to explore if certain tools and techniques…

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