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Addressing the Hearing Needs of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Andrea Dunn

In October, the hearing aid brand Phonak hosted a two-day workshop featuring ten leading clinicians and researchers in the fields of autism, hearing and speech sciences, psychology, and education. Among the goals of the workshop was to assess the current body of research addressing listening challenges in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) while identifying…

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Startup Seeks to Cut Down Costs for Hearing Care Practices

DENVER, COLORADO — A pair of audiologists have launched a new venture aimed at driving down the cost of doing business for audiology, ENT and hearing aid practices.  The new business venture, Audiology Exclusive, LLC is modeled along the lines of popular discount sites like Groupon®, and others. “Everyone is looking for new and creative…

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Essential Business Principles and Tactics for Clinical Managers: A New Book by Brian Taylor

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM) is pleased to announce the release today of a brand new book, by author Brian Taylor, AuD:  Essential Business Principles and Tactics for Clinical Managers: The First (or Next) 100 Days Audiologists invest a considerable amount of time and money on their education. As Doctors of Audiology, with the chief…

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The Audiology Project Announces 2019 Webinar Series on Diabetes Care

The Audiology Project (TAP) has announced an upcoming series of webinars in 2019, where attendees can earn free continuing education credits. With audiology now recognized for diabetes care by the CDC, the organization is seeking to promote audiology inter-professional collaboration with other diabetes care professionals, especially pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, dentistry and diabetes educators.   With financial…

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News Roundup for January 9: A Veritable Dog’s Breakfast of Stories from Around the Profession and the Industry.

New Study Examines Barriers to Hearing Care Services Among Medicare Population   In the January 2019 issue of Health Affairs, a peer-reviewed health policy journal, researchers at Johns Hopkins University’s Cochlear Center for Hearing Loss and Public Health shed light on the accessibility of hearing care services in the Medicare-eligible population. Using 2013 survey data…

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Top Stories of 2018 and a Salute to Dickens’ Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. After their visits with him, Mr. Scrooge is transformed into a kinder, gentler man. The ghosts in Dickens’ classic…

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New Studies Show Limitations, Potential Benefits of PSAPs

Two recently published studies from independent hearing aid research labs indicate that some personal sound amplification devices or PSAPs could offer benefit to individuals with milder hearing loss. The first study, published on-line in September in the American Journal of Audiology, was conducted by researchers at the University of Iowa. In the laboratory-based study, they…

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AHAA Changes Name to Consult YHN

American Hearing Aid Associates (AHAA), a nationwide network of audiology and hearing healthcare professionals announced that, as of October 1, 2018, it has changed its corporate name to Consult YHN. According to a company press release, this rebrand represents Consult YHN’s commitment to its 25-year mission to help independent hearing healthcare providers thrive in a…

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The 2018 Hearing Professional Dispensing Survey

TUCSON, ARIZONA — Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM), a leading online resource for hearing professionals and consumers with hearing loss, has released the results of their 2018 Hearing Professional Dispensing Survey. The online survey was conducted in May 2018, with the purpose of exploring professional opinion and dispensing patterns in the United States. Approximately 300 audiologists…

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