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Hearing Aid Batteries: The Past, Present, and Future

Heike Heuermann, PhD, Rebecca Herbig, AuD

October 19, 2016

Modern digital hearing aids offer a huge variety of form factors, features, and wireless connectivity options that allow for individual hearing solutions. However, the price of functions like situatio...   Read More


Notch Therapy: A New Approach to Tinnitus Treatment

Leanne Powers, AuD, Gisele Munhoes dos Santos, PhD, Catherine Jons, AuD

October 13, 2016

Tinnitus affects a staggering number of individuals. Population studies conducted in six different countries reported the incidence of prolonged tinnitus varying between 4.4 and 15.1 percent for adult...   Read More


Successes, Gaps, and Challenges in Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation: The Cochlear Implant Journey for Children and Their Families

Ena Nielsen, PhD

October 10, 2016

Today I will discuss journey that the Ida Institute undertook about a year ago to explore the successes, gaps, and challenges in the rehabilitation of children fitted with cochlear implants (CIs). We...   Read More


New Treatment Options for Patients with SSD and Mixed Hearing Loss

George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

October 10, 2016

Learning ObjectivesAfter this course, participants will be able to:Identify candidates for the technologies described using the appropriate FDA indications.Explain how to counsel recipients on key fea...   Read More

20Q: Frequency Lowering Ten Years Later - Evidence for Benefit

Ryan McCreery, PhD

October 10, 2016

1. How would you describe the current state of clinical research about frequency lowering? Highly variable and changing rapidly. As highlighted in Josh Alexander’s 20Q of last month, all of the majo...   Read More


Signia Expert Series: Speech-in-Noise Testing for Selection and Fitting of Hearing Aids: Worth the Effort?

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

September 30, 2016

In 2010, I conducted a survey at two audiology professional meetings, of 107 audiologists who routinely fit hearing aids. The purpose of the survey was to look at audiologists’ use of speech-in-nois...   Read More


Treatment of Tinnitus Using a Customized, Ultrasonic Acoustic Stimulus Delivered via the HyperSound Audio System

Ritvik P. Mehta, MD, Sara L. Mattson, AuD, Brian Kappus, PhD

September 26, 2016

Tinnitus is a condition whereby sound is heard without external acoustic stimulus. It is often described as a constant tone (ringing), hissing, or roaring. Prevalence studies in western Europe and the...   Read More

Introducing Celebrate

Erin Reichert, MS

September 26, 2016

We are excited to introduce Sonic’s Celebrate family of products. The following video provides an overview.   Read More

Selecting the Right Compression

Francis Kuk, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA

September 19, 2016

The concept of compression hasn't changed much in the last many years, but the focus on understanding compression has shifted in a significant way. If we understand the different parameters involved i...   Read More

20Q: Frequency Lowering Ten Years Later - New Technology Innovations

Joshua M. Alexander, PhD

September 12, 2016

Since all the initial hoopla, I really haven’t paid too much attention to frequency lowering in hearing aids. Has much really changed? Most certainly. You might recall that back in the 1990s, AVR So...   Read More


ZPower: Meeting the Demands of Patients and Providers

Sara Sable-Antry

September 6, 2016

Introduction and Overview I'm excited to talk to you today about ZPower’s complete system. It consists of silver zinc batteries, multiple battery doors to make many of today's most popular hearing a...   Read More

Two New Innovations Designed to Improve the Patient Experience

Bill Christman, AuD

September 6, 2016

First impressions are important, in both our personal and professional lives. We make all kinds of decisions daily based on our first impressions. When we meet people, dine at restaurants, visit a doc...   Read More

Issues Impacting People with Hearing and Listening Problems and Oticon's Opn Solution

Douglas L. Beck, AuD

September 6, 2016

Approximately 48 million Americans experience hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. Indeed, hearing loss is the third most common physical ailment, following arthritis an...   Read More


Wireless Technology: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going?

Stephen A. Hallenbeck, AuD

August 22, 2016

Within the last several years, many wireless technological advances have occurred within the hearing aid industry. These advances include the concept of near field magnetic induction, followed by Blue...   Read More


900sync: Wireless for Today's Lifestyle

Luis F. Camacho, AuD, FAAA

August 8, 2016

Today’s course will cover Starkey’s latest 900-MHz wireless system. We’ll start from the beginning with some background on the development of wireless technology, and look at the various wireles...   Read More

20Q: CAPD - Diagnosis and Intervention

Gail Chermak, PhD

August 8, 2016

1. Thanks for joining me for another session. Do you remember exactly where we left off? Oh, yes. We were talking about services in the schools. I think you became a bit overwhelmed when within two pa...   Read More


Overcoming Barriers to Hearing Aid Adoption and In-Clinic Success with Flex:trial and Flex:upgrade

Steve Eagon, MA, Jason Mayer

August 1, 2016

Low hearing aid penetration in the consumer marketplace remains a hot topic, and a great deal of energy is expended via surveys, think tanks and industry associations in search of a silver bullet solu...   Read More

Continuing the Unique Journey - New Products in the Widex Unique Family

Leslie Staverman, AuD

July 29, 2016

Widex believes that every patient in every situation is absolutely unique: hence, the name Widex UNIQUE. On a daily basis, patients explain to us the settings in which they would like to hear better a...   Read More

Growing Your Business with HyperSound

Brian Taylor, AuD

July 25, 2016

Today’s course will review the new HyperSound Clear 500P technology and how it can grow your practice. My goal is to explain why HyperSound should be included in your current product portfolio and h...   Read More

20Q: CAPD - Fundamentals

Gail Chermak, PhD

July 11, 2016

Let’s start with the basics. What is your definition of a central auditory processing disorder (CAPD)? This isn’t just my definition, but one that has been agreed upon by several experts. CAPD is...   Read More