AARGH!

Angela Loavenbruck, Ed.D. Prepare yourself for a really, really grumpy post. First of all the Yankees left the bases loaded far too often, thus considerably dampening my happiness that the Boston Red Sox were fighting for last place and secondly, I have just read a lot of the literature on PSAPS. And then I listened…

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Exclusive: Phonak President Responds to Concern Over Costco Partnership

Editor’s Note: Today’s commentary continues the ongoing discussion over Phonak’s recent decision to begin distributing its hearing aids through Costco Hearing Aid Centers nationwide. As I promised yesterday, today’s Hearing View exclusive comes directly from the Phonak president, Jeff Newnham, addressing the company’s new partnership with Costco. We would like to thank Mr. Newnham and…

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EarQ President Blasts Phonak Over Costco Move

Editor’s Note: Today’s commentary is part of an ongoing discussion over Phonak’s recent decision to distribute their hearing aids at Costco Hearing Aid Centers nationwide. The news story broke a viewership record on our site in March and readers unfamiliar with the story are encouraged to refer to previous posts addressing the subject. Much of…

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Phonak Move Has Audiology and Dispensing Community on Edge

If you’re a practicing audiologist or a hearing instrument specialist and haven’t heard the latest news that Phonak will begin distributing hearing aids through Costco beginning in April, then you’ve probably been living under a rock. In response to the latest announcement, Phonak says that Costco serves a different clientele from the average professional office…

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