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What is HyperSound Clear and How Does It Benefit People with Hearing Loss and their Families?

Rodney Schutt

November 23, 2015

Tell me about HyperSound technology for people with hearing loss.   Read More

Are Two Bone Anchored Processors Implanted for Bilateral Atresia if One Device Will Stimulate Both Ears?

Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

November 16, 2015

For a child with bilateral atresia, are two bone anchored processors implanted if one device will stimulate both ears?   Read More

What are the Design Features of Cochlear's Baha 5 Sound Processor?

George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

November 9, 2015

Bone anchored sound processor designs are changing on pace with hearing aid designs. Can you bring me up to speed on Cochlear’s latest Baha 5?   Read More

What Makes the MED-EL SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant Design Unique?

Darla Franz

November 2, 2015

What makes the MED-EL SYNCHRONY cochlear implant design unique so that it can undergo a 3.0T MRI without requiring magnet removal?   Read More

Isn't First Fit Acceptable?

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

October 26, 2015

If a manufacturer shows a match to NAL on the fitting screen, can I be fairly confident that there will be match to prescriptive targets in the real ear?   Read More


What are the Benefits of Hansaton's new easeHD Hearing Instruments?

Robert Eastman

October 19, 2015

What do Hansaton's new easeHD instruments offer my patients with hearing loss?   Read More

How Can My Patient Use the Smart App Portfolio with Her Cochlear Baha 5?

George Cire, AuD, CCC-A

October 12, 2015

With so many of my patients using smartphones, what kind of app technology is available for use with the Cochlear Baha 5?   Read More

How Does AURICAL Support Tinnitus Assessment and Management?

Wendy Switalski, AuD

October 5, 2015

I'm thinking about adding tinnitus management services to my practice. How does AURICAL support tinnitus assessment and management?   Read More


What is the Maximum Sensorineural Hearing Loss on a Good Ear for Ponto Candidacy?

Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

September 28, 2015

What is the maximum sensorineural hearing loss on a good ear for Ponto candidacy?   Read More

How Can I Set Up Sycle's Patient Financing?

Ridge Sampson

September 21, 2015

I am interested in the patient financing option through my Sycle platform. How do we set it up and what do our patients have to do?   Read More

What Makes TIMS Audiology Software Unique?

Jerod Schaefer

September 14, 2015

What makes TIMS unique? Why should someone who is considering new software, consider TIMS?   Read More

What Are the Benefits of the MED-EL SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant (in addition to being approved for MRI scans up to 3.0T without requiring magnet removal)?

Darla Franz

September 14, 2015

In addition to the fact that SYNCHRONY is approved for MRI scans up to 3.0T without magnet removal, what other benefits does it offer?   Read More

Does AURICAL Support Pediatric Fitting?

Wendy Switalski, AuD, Mona Dworsack-Dodge, AuD

September 7, 2015

Does AURICAL support pediatric fitting?   Read More

What Happens to Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable with the Sale of a Hearing Care Practice?

Craig A. Castelli

August 31, 2015

What usually happens with accounts receivable and accounts payable in the sale of a hearing care practice?   Read More

How can Rechargeable Hearing Aid Solutions Help Audiologists Respond to Disruptive Market Forces?

Barry A. Freeman, PhD

August 31, 2015

How can rechargeable hearing aid solutions help audiologists respond to disruptive market forces like PSAPs, as well as increased competition?   Read More

What is the Impact of the Sivantos Strategic Partnership with audibene?

Alina Urdaneta

August 24, 2015

Sivantos recently announced a strategic partnership and investment agreement with audibene. How might this impact hearing care professionals in the US?   Read More

How Have Wearables Expanded Access for People with Disabilities?

Morten Hansen

August 24, 2015

It's been 25 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed, and as an audiologist I've seen a lot of changes during that time. Is the growth of wearables having an impact in this...   Read More


How Can Patient Financing Help My Business?

Randy Baldwin

August 17, 2015

Question: I have seen cost becoming more of an issue for my patients lately. Can patient financing help my business?   Read More

How Does the Performance of Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAP) Compare to Hearing Aids?

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

August 10, 2015

Has anyone ever looked at testing the performance of personal sound amplification products (PSAPs) that you purchase online or at retail stores, versus hearing aids?   Read More

Hearing Aid Batteries FAQs

Jenna Rebout, Denis Carpenter

August 3, 2015

I have a few “Frequently Asked Questions” that we get from our patients about batteries. The first is, how long should you wait after taking the tab off a battery before inserting it into...   Read More