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Academy Announces New Executive Director

September 3, 2014

(Reston, VA–September 2, 2014)—The Board of Directors of the American Academy of Audiology (the "Academy") has selected Tanya Tolpegin, MBA, CAE, as their new executive director,...   Read More


The Latest Cochlear Implant Technology from Advanced Bionics Now Available in Australia

September 2, 2014

System includes the world’s most advanced behind-the-ear sound processor and groundbreaking electrode.VALENCIA, Calif., August 28, 2014 – Advanced Bionics (AB), a global leader in cochlear...   Read More


Widex Announces Resignation of Rodney Schutt, Welcomes Jeff Geigel as President of Widex USA, Inc.

August 31, 2014

NEW YORK, August 25, 2014 - “Amongst his numerous contributions to the business, Rodney developed the organization’s capabilities, performance, and customer focus” stated Mike Dittm...   Read More


Veterans Administration Awards Oticon, Inc. Contract as VA Hearing Device Supplier

August 30, 2014

SOMERSET, NJ August 20 -- The Veterans Administration (VA) has awarded Oticon, Inc., a new Hearing Aid National Contract as an official supplier of hearing devices for the more than 9 million US vete...   Read More


Roger Focus: Because Every Child Deserves A Chance To Focus

August 29, 2014

New Roger Focus helps children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder or auditory processing disorder pay attention – and realize their full potentialStaefa, Switzerland (August...   Read More


CareCredit and TIMS Audiology Software Integrate Full Range of Practice Management Functions

August 29, 2014

Costa Mesa, Calif. and Billings, Mont. – August 28,2014 – CareCredit, a leading healthcare credit card for more than 27 years, and TIMS Audiology Software, today announced the launch of ne...   Read More


Hearing Our Way: Giving Kids with Hearing Loss a Kickstart

August 28, 2014

(ST. LOUIS, MO – August 14, 2014) – Less than a week into its exciting Kickstarter campaign, Hearing Our Way, the magazine for children and teens with hearing loss, has already achieved ov...   Read More


The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Less than 1% of UK Public Research Funding Spent on Antibiotic Research in Past 5 Years

August 27, 2014

Less than 1% of research funding awarded by public and charitable bodies to UK researchers in 2008–13 was awarded for research on antibiotics, according to new research published in The Lancet I...   Read More


Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Researchers Present at Bi-Annual IHCON Meeting

August 26, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 21, 2014 – Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world leaders in the hearing technology industry, is proud to announce that company researchers presented nine posters at th...   Read More


2014 Oticon Focus on People Award Winners Are Helping to Change Perceptions of What It Means to Have a Hearing Loss

August 25, 2014

SOMERSET, NJ August 18 – The 2014 Oticon Focus on People Awards honored 12 remarkable people whose courage, vision and commitment are helping to change the perception of what it means to have a...   Read More


Advanced Bionics Launches Two New Educational Apps for Children with Hearing Loss

August 24, 2014

Kid-friendly apps help caregivers and therapists guide children through exercises to improve listening and language skills.VALENCIA, Calif., August 14, 2014 – Advanced Bionics (AB), a global lea...   Read More


Hansaton USA Announces New Advanced Behind the Ear Instruments

August 23, 2014

Classic and Power, HANSATON’s latest innovation in hearing instruments, boasts revolutionary new XearA technology packaged in our two new housings. XearA technology is available in X-micro, X-mi...   Read More


Hearing Loss Linked to Accelerated Brain Tissue Loss

August 21, 2014

Although the brain becomes smaller with age, the shrinkage seems to be fast-tracked in older adults with hearing loss, according to the results of a study by researchers from Johns Hopkins and the Nat...   Read More


ASHA Action Alert: New Legislation Allows Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists to Bill Medicare for Telehealth Services

August 21, 2014

ASHA members are needed to advocate in support of new legislation that allows audiologists and speech-language pathologists to be reimbursed by Medicare for providing telehealth services. The Medicare...   Read More


Fit for the Frontline? New Study Identifies the Hearing Requirements of British Soldiers

August 20, 2014

University of Southampton researchers, with assistance from the Ministry of Defence, have conducted the first study to identify the hearing requirements of British soldiers fighting on the frontline.T...   Read More


Oticon Medical Sees Education and Awareness-Building among Policymakers as Key to Continued CMS Coverage of Bone anchored Implants

August 19, 2014

SOMERSET, August 13 – For Oticon Medical, education and awareness-building among policymakers is critical to the securing continued coverage of bone anchored implants by the Center for Medicare...   Read More


Statistical Methods and Reasoning for the Clinical Sciences is Now Available!

August 18, 2014

San Diego, CA – July 24, 2014 – Statistical Methods and Reasoning for the Clinical Sciences: Evidence-Based Practice provides practitioners with the scientific literacy needed to understan...   Read More


New Phonak Technology Allows People with Hearing Loss to Hear Better than Normal Hearing People

August 18, 2014

A long sought breakthrough for people with hearing loss.Staefa, Switzerland (August 12, 2014) – In a newly published paper in the American Journal of Audiology, Linda Thibodeau, PhD, a professor...   Read More


Oticon “Pink with a Purpose” Campaign Promotes Hearing Health and Breast Cancer Awareness

August 17, 2014

Practitioners Use Social Networking to Engage and Connect with Consumers in Local Markets.SOMERSET, NJ August 7 - Since 2007, Oticon, Inc. has been “thinking pink” for a very worthy cause...   Read More


Mums Thank Newborn Hearing Screeners for Helping Children to Hear

August 16, 2014

Two grateful mums have thanked screeners from all over Ireland, who perform the free hearing screening tests on newborn babies at 19 maternity hospitals, at a special event in Dublin recently.The moth...   Read More