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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

What Should Audiologists Know About HyperSound?

Rodney Schutt, Brian Taylor, AuD

September 28, 2015

What are some of the important points about HyperSound that audiologists should know?   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

How do EMR and TIMS Audiology Software Version 6 Work Together?

Jerod Schaefer

July 27, 2015

How does TIMS Audiology Software Version 6 support the electronic medical record (EMR) or electronic health record (EHR)?   Read More

What is the Starkey Hearing Foundation's Listen Carefully Initiative?

Dave Fabry, PhD, Taylor Joseph

July 20, 2015

I’m seeing more and more kids in my practice with hearing loss from noise. How does Starkey Hearing Foundation’s Listening Carefully initiative address this alarming issue?   Read More

Are there Easy Patient Financing Options for Hearing Aids?

Ridge Sampson

July 20, 2015

Is there an easy financing program for my patients that won’t take me a lot of time to implement or execute?   Read More

What are the Key Features of Phonak's Bolero V?

Martin Grieder, Bill Dickinson, AuD

July 13, 2015

What are the key features of Phonak’s Bolero V, on the Venture platform, and what products are available in this family?   Read More

What are the Differences in Direct Drive vs. Skin Drive Bone Conduction Systems?

Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

June 29, 2015

What are the differences in implantable and non-implantable bone anchored systems?   Read More

How Does OneMic Directionality in Siemens binax Instruments Work?

Eric Branda, AuD

June 29, 2015

The Siemens binax platform features binaural OneMic directionality. How exactly does that work?   Read More