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Successfully Integrating Remote Care into an Audiology Practice with Dr. Michael Valente

Dr. Michael Valente returns to discuss how remote care and remote fine tuning can help address issues of accessibility and convenience for patients. He’ll explain the importance of why audiology practices should implement these options in their service offering to differentiate their clinic in a post-OTC era. Readers may also be interested Part 1 and…

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Breaking Down the FDA’s Final OTC Hearing Aid Guidelines with Dr. David Akbari

The recent release of the final FDA guidelines on over-the-counter (OTC) and prescriptive hearing aid categories is detailed and complex.  In this episode, Amyn Amlani is joined by David Akbari, Senior Medical Science, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Liaison at Intricon Corporation, to help breakdown the new regulations.   Dr. Akbari provides the audience with an…

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Bose and Lexie Hearing Partnership Aims to Increase Hearing Aid Access in US Market: Interview with Nic Klopper & Andy Sabin

In July 2022, Bose Corporation and Lexie Hearing announced a partnership to bring Bose’s self-fitting hearing aid technology to the Lexie Hearing product line. The new Lexie B1 Hearing Aids ‘Powered by Bose’, allow wearers to fit, program, and control their hearing aids “with clinically proven, audiologist-quality results — without a doctor visit, hearing test,…

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Successfully Integrating OTC Hearing Aids into an Audiology Practice

After last week’s discussion on the essential elements of running a successful practice, such as calculating cost/hour and how this can be used in a bundled or unbundled approach to hearing aid dispensing, Dr. Michael Valente returns to discuss how audiology clinics can integrate OTC devices into their clinic offering. In Part 2 of his…

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Comparing Self Fit Hearing Aids to Professionally Fit Devices: Exploring Intricon’s Clinical Trial Results

The ecosystem of hearing care service delivery continues to evolve as technology enables patients to self-fit their amplification intervention. In this episode, David Akbari, AuD, Senior Medical Science, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Liaison at Intricon Corporation shares the research methods and outcomes of Intricon’s self-fitting amplification technology called Sentibo. In particular, Dr. Akbari shares the…

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