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Siemens Expert Series: Matching Technology & Features to Patient Needs

Catherine Palmer, PhD

June 1, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Download supplemental course materials.Dr. Catherine Palmer: Today’s topic of matching technology and features is...   Read More


Speech Recognition Benefit Obtained from Binaural Beamforming Hearing Aids: Comparison to Omnidirectional and Individuals with Normal Hearing

Matthias Froehlich, PhD, Katja Freels, Dipl.Ing., Thomas A. Powers, PhD

May 28, 2015

AbstractObjective: Clinical evaluation of the efficacy of a new hearing aid binaural beamforming algorithm; specifically, comparing the aided speech recognition of individuals with hearing loss to th...   Read More


Siemens Expert Series: Day-To-Day Hearing Aid Fittings - Clinical Nuggets from Recent Research

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

April 27, 2015

Dr. Mueller: Many hearing aid related articles in the audiology literature contain findings with direct clinical applications. However, keeping up with all of them is no easy task. Last year, there...   Read More


Directional Steering for Special Listening Situations: Benefit Supported by Research Evidence

Eric Branda, AuD, Joel Beilin, MScEE, Thomas A. Powers, PhD

September 22, 2014

Since the introduction of the directional hearing aid over 40 years ago, this technology has proven to be one of the most successful solutions for improving speech understanding in background noise....   Read More

 


Siemens Expert Series: Trainable Hearing Aids - Friend or Foe for the Clinician?

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

July 14, 2014

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live seminar. Download supplemental course materials here.How Trainable Hearing Aids WorkMany of you recall when data logging was int...   Read More


Clinical Comparison of a Manufacturer’s Proprietary Fitting Algorithm to the NAL-NL2 Prescriptive Method

Thomas A. Powers, PhD, Eric Branda, AuD, Joel Beilin, MScEE

June 16, 2014

Understandably, much of the focus related to the fitting of hearing aids centers on the core digital technology and the advanced algorithms for special signal processing. The amplified signal needs t...   Read More


Clinical Management of Tinnitus

Leanne Powers, AuD, Tish Ramirez, AuD

March 25, 2014

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live seminar. Download supplemental course materials here.Leanne Powers: Over the next hour, we are going to look at past and curren...   Read More


Siemens Expert Series: Evidence-Based Management of Troublesome Tinnitus - Practical Guidelines for the Practicing Professional

James W. Hall III, PhD

September 30, 2013

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Download supplemental course materials.Dr. James Hall: I have a policy that I have maintained for the past 40 years: I...   Read More


Siemens Expert Series: Normal Loudness Perception: Is it Important, Is it Achievable?

Catherine Palmer, PhD

July 29, 2013

It is nice to be back in the Siemens Seminar Series talking about a topic that I find interesting, normal loudness perception. I am approaching this from all three areas in which I work - teaching at...   Read More

 


Real World Assessment of Auditory Localization Using Hearing Aids

Rosa-Linde Fischer, PhD, Jennifer Weber, AuD

April 22, 2013

Auditory localization has been researched for hundreds of years, in both animals and humans. One of the most widely studied animals is the barn owl, as this species is known for its exceptional local...   Read More


Siemens Expert Series: NAL-NL2 - Principles, Background Data, and Comparison to Other Procedures

Gitte Keidser, PhD, Harvey Dillon, PhD

October 22, 2012

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live seminar on AudiologyOnline, presented in partnership with Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc. Download supplemental course materi...   Read More


Siemens Expert Series: Thoughts on Verification Your Professor May Not Have Taught You

Michael Valente, PhD

October 1, 2012

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live seminar. Download supplemental course materials here (link to handout).This is a presentation of things that I have thought abou...   Read More


Siemens Expert Series: Implementing a Gain Learning Feature

Catherine Palmer, PhD

August 8, 2012

Editor's Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live seminar on AudiologyOnline, presented as part of Siemens Hearing Instruments Expert Series 2012. Please download supplemental cour...   Read More


How Loud is Too Loud? Using Loudness Discomfort Level Measures for Hearing Aid Fitting and Verification, Part 2

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

June 20, 2011

This is an edited transcript of the Siemens eLearning Seminar recorded on 8/12/09. The author, Gus Mueller, added additional comments 5/1/11. To register to view the recorded course, click here. The h...   Read More


How Loud is Too Loud? Using Loudness Discomfort Level Measures for Hearing Aid Fitting and Verification, Part 1

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

June 20, 2011

This is an edited transcript of the Siemens eLearning Seminar recorded on 7/10/09. The author, Gus Mueller, added additional comments 5/01/11. To register to view the recorded course, click here. The...   Read More


Coupler Assessment of Open Canal Hearing Instruments

Anton Gebert, Oleg Saltykov

October 5, 2009

In recent years, open canal (OC) hearing instruments have become a popular style selection for individuals with mild-to-moderate downward sloping hearing loss. One of the reasons for their popularity...   Read More


Maximizing Speech Intelligibility for Open Canal Fittings

Josef Chalupper, Robert Kasanmascheff

September 15, 2008

Determining appropriate gain for high-frequency hearing losses often requires a different fitting approach from the more common downward-sloping presbyacusic configuration. Due to normal or near-norma...   Read More


CENTRA Active - Combining Water Resistance and Rechargeable Batteries with Receiver-in-the-Canal Technology

Josef Chalupper, Thomas A. Powers, PhD, Eric Branda, MS, CCC-A

October 15, 2007

One of the biggest fitting challenges for hearing care professionals is handling the high expectations of hearing instrument users. With modern technology, wearers seek high speech intelligibility in...   Read More


Having HIPAA Headaches? Let Software Provide Relief

William Lesiecki, MA

January 5, 2004

Hearing Care Professionals and hearing instrument manufacturers survived April 14, 2003, the date that the HIPAA Privacy regulations went into effect. They did so despite dire warnings from some progn...   Read More


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