Reader’s Choice 2013: The Proven Benefits of Real-Time Captioning Should Be Available to All

This post is a Reader’s Choice selection for 2013.   By Lauren E. Storck A survey conducted recently by the Collaborative for Communication Access via Captioning (CCAC) revealed that the benefits of real-time captioning for persons with hearing loss are both diverse and important. Responses from the 220 survey participants also underscored the need to make…

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Happy Holidays!

Dear Readers: During this holiday season, the editors at Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM) are taking some time off. However, we are not leaving you without anything to read on our blog this week. Instead, we are publishing a special holiday edition filled with what we call our Readers’ Choices. The Readers’ Choices are…

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Readers’ Choice 2012: Though the “Big Six” hearing aid makers are still intact, consolidation isn’t over in the hearing industry

A couple of weeks ago when I was attending the International Hearing Society Convention, I heard from a reliable source that William Demant, the parent company of Oticon among other hearing care companies, had recently purchased MedRx. Founded in 1994, this Florida-based company has grown into a leading manufacturer of hearing care testing and fitting…

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