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ADA Supports PCAST; Offers Additional Guidance

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY — Following their annual meeting in Washington DC, the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) issued a position statement on the recent PCAST report.{{1}}[[1]]Aging America & Hearing Loss: Imperative of Improved Hearing Technologies.[[1]] In a press release, authored by recently elected ADA president Rita Chaiken, ADA supports the PCAST report because the recommendations “present…

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Wheels in Motion at IEEE for Creating Standards for Smartphone Hearing Pre-screeners 

In a story first reported by Dr. Abram Bailey at Hearing Tracker, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has “invited all interested parties to notify if they wish to actively participate in the development of IEEE P2650™ Standard For Enabling Mobile Device Platforms To Be Used As Pre-Screening Audiometric Systems.” The IEEE is a large,…

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PCAST Issues Eye-Opening Report, HIA Strongly Opposes

On Friday, October 23rd the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report entitled, Aging America & Hearing Loss: Imperative of Improved Hearing Technologies. After several public meeting held over the past year, which were reported  previously by HHTM, PCAST members voted and approved the report. It will be published in the…

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