HA Distribution VII – PSAP, ALD, or Hearing Aid?

PSAP, Assistive Listening Device, or Hearing Aid?  To many people, any differentiation between these terms is confusing. Some contend that if it amplifies and looks like a hearing aid, it is a hearing aid.  If that is the case, what is the difference between a Pocket Talker and a body hearing aid?  They both amplify…

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Hearing Aid Distribution – V – PSAPs

Part V of this series on hearing aid distribution, or what might also be called service delivery paradigms, focuses on PSAPs.  We have already seen from previous articles in this series that much has been suggested beyond the traditional audiology/hearing aid specialist/otolaryngology office sales from various hearing aid manufacturers.  Major competition now comes from storefront…

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