Battery Life Counseling

by Barry A. Freeman, Ph.D. Battery Life Counseling – With Consideration of Rechargeable Batteries     The recent series of articles on batteries and battery life in Wayne’s World brings to light one of the least understood and, perhaps, most important patient counseling and management issues faced today by those dispensing and wearers of hearing…

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U.S. Hearing Aid Market

Who in the U.S. Hearing Aid Market is Purchasing Hearing Aids?   It is common knowledge that hearing aid manufacturers, especially the Big Six, have been purchasing and operating their own hearing aid sales stores, significantly reducing the numbers operated by independent dispensers.  The market consists of both a private (approximately 79%) and public sector (approximately 21%),…

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