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Tuned Raises $2.5M Seed Round with Aim to ‘Radically Upend Status Quo’ in Hearing Care

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK — Tuned, a hearing health company focused on providing hearing care for all, today announced that it raised $2.5 million in seed funding, led by Idealab NY and Elements Health Ventures. Following successful pilots with companies such as RetailBound and Mishe, the injection of new capital will be used to scale employer adoption and…

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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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Treble Health and Neosensory Partner for Audiology Telehealth

U.S.-based audiology telehealth company Treble Health and California-based haptic wearable company Neosensory have announced a collaboration to provide Neosensory customers with professional telehealth support. Neosensory has been a pioneer in the haptic wearable market, offering an innovative device for tinnitus relief called Neosensory Duo.   Telehealth Support for Tinnitus Patients   With this collaboration, users…

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Amplifon Announces Launch of Telehealth Services Program in US

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — Amplifon Hearing Health Care, a leading independent provider of hearing benefit solutions in the U.S., has launched its virtual care program to increase hearing loss awareness, prevention and early intervention. The program, “Telehealth for Hearing by Amplifon”, is being rolled out across the United States to health plan partners. According to the company,…

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Cochlear Announces FDA Approval and Clearance of Remote Assist for Nucleus and Baha Systems

LONE TREE, COLORADO — Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), a global leader in implantable hearing solutions, obtained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and clearance in the last month for its Cochlear™ Remote Assist solution in the Nucleus® and Baha® Systems. The FDA approval for the cochlear implant solution and FDA clearance for the Baha…

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Hearing Industries Association Responds to Paul Martin Interview; Addresses Opposition to Florida Legislation

Editor’s Note: Last week, HHTM published an interview with Paul Martin, audiologist and founder of Blue Ocean Advisors, LLC. In the article, Mr. Martin explained why he supports a proposed amendment to a bill in the Florida state legislature (SB 700), which would change the current laws surrounding the provision of hearing aids in the…

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Survey Finds Remote Audiology Appointments Beneficial

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM — A survey has shown that audiologists feel the COVID-19 lockdown has brought about some beneficial changes to care of patients with hearing problems. Dr Gabrielle Saunders, a Senior Research Fellow at The University of Manchester says findings from the survey of 140 audiologists are a rare positive in the crisis which…

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HHTM News Round Up: A Synopsis of Recent Hearing Research Studies

This week HHTM offers readers a synopsis of some of the latest hearing research:   Study Shows Relationship Between Early Hearing Loss and Alzheimer Disease   Columbia University researchers, using the audiogram, word recognition scores and positron emission tomography (PET) scans were able to associate hearing loss of early onset and the presence of β-amyloid,…

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QM2 Solutions and ENT Hearing Associates of Florida Team Up on E-Visit Strategy

In early April, shortly after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and because of an urgent need to extend contactless to patients, ENT Hearing Associates  of  Florida,  contracted with  QM2  Solutions  to provide an e-visit care option. Dr. Patricia Ramos, the Director of ENT Hearing Associates of Florida, used QM2 Solution’s SEngage to remotely connect…

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Audigy Releases New Advanced Telehealth Solutions

Audigy, the Vancouver, Washington-based practice management and consulting company recently released new advanced telehealth solutions for affiliated practices to provide remote care for their patients. The release is especially timely, given health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The new advanced telehealth features come as a standard with Audigy’s proprietary “e-patient,” a web-based…

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