earVenture – Part 2

earVenture – Part 2 Interview with Delain Wright Continued   During the past few weeks, much focus and discussion has been on the business venture between IntriCon Inc. and the ADA (Academy of Doctors of Audiology), called earVenture. Wayne Staab of HHTM (Hearing Health and Technology Matters) contacted Delain Wright, Vice President of Business Development for…

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Hearing Loss Amplification Needs

Approaches to Solving Unmet Needs of the Hearing Impaired ‘Down Under’ – Part 2   The hearing aid industry in the US has come under renewed criticism recently for failing to meet the unmet hearing loss amplification needs of all categories of individuals having hearing difficulty issues.  The major issues at stake relate and unmet need of the…

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PSAP and Hearable Market Encroachment, Part 2

The Hearing Disruptions series seeks to cover the rapid changes taking place in hearing healthcare. Today’s post is culled from recent topics presented to the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Committee on Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults.     Hearables:  Hype and Market Entry Holly Hosford-Dunn, Ph.D.  Presented at the June 30 IOM meeting…

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PSAPs and Hearing Aids: Myths and Expectations, Part 2

In the second, and concluding, part of his remarks to the Institute of Medicine, Mead Killion makes the case for PSAP and for guidelines that encourage their safe and efficacious use. While he cites a study that found that hearing aids and (at least some) PSAPs can deliver roughly the same efficacy, Dr. Killion emphasizes…

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Boundary Areas Between PSAPs and Hearing Aids, Part 1

This is first in the Device Disruptions series edited by Richard Einhorn. Editor’s Note:  In the 70’s, Mead Killion, PhD, ScD (hon), urged high sound quality for hearing aids when hardly anyone else cared, let alone understood, its crucial importance. He is the inventor of the legendary K-Amp, the Digi-K, the QuickSin, some of the…

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You Say Hello, We Say Goodbye

Hello! “Curiosity is insubordination in its purest form.” Vladimir Nabokov The Hearing Health section is embarking on an exciting  path in coming weeks, with the introduction of a new series entitled Hearing Health Disruptions, edited and curated by famed composer and hearing consumer advocate Richard Einhorn.  Mr. Einhorn is the only editor at HHTM who rates…

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