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Maximizing the Efficacy of the Widex Sound Assist™ Remote Microphone

Francis Kuk, PhD, Petri Korhonen, MSc (tech), Christopher Slugocki, PhD, Heidi Peeters, MA

November 13, 2023

The objective of the current study was to evaluate the efficacy of the Widex Sound Assist remote microphone when used with varying distances between the talker and remote microphone device. Understand...   Read More

20Q: Optimizing Hearing Aid Processing for Listening to Music

Marshall Chasin, AuD

October 16, 2023

Music and speech have some differences which include spectral shape, intensity and “crest factors”. Most modern digital hearing aids cannot handle the more intense inputs that are characteristic o...   Read More


How AI-Driven Hearing Aid Features and Fresh Approaches to Counseling Can Promote Better Outcomes: Part 2, Towards Empowered Follow-up Care

Brian Taylor, AuD, Niels Søgaard Jensen, MSc

October 2, 2023

This article examines how AI-driven features in new generation hearing aids when combined with targeted person-centered counseling and other systematic approaches to follow-up care can speed the weare...   Read More


Research QuickTakes Volume 6 (Pt. 2): Hearing Aid Fitting Toolbox—Verification and Validation

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

September 11, 2023

This course describes procedures associated with the varication and validation of the hearing aid fitting, including probe-mic assessment, sound field threshold testing and self-assessment outcome mea...   Read More


Research QuickTakes Volume 6 (Pt. 1): Hearing Aid Fitting Toolbox —Important Pre-Fitting Measures

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

September 11, 2023

Prior to the actual fitting of the hearing aid, there are several pre-fitting measures that must be conducted. In this article, we review four of these measures, and provide step-by-step guidance rega...   Read More


Research QuickTakes Volume 5: OTC Hearing Aids—Pros, Cons, and Implementation Strategies

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

September 5, 2023

In the past year, the long-awaited OTC hearing aid category has arrived. In this article, we review the background of the regulation, some issue to consider regarding fitting optimization, and practic...   Read More


Research QuickTakes Volume 4: Potential Hearing Aid Fitting Misconceptions

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

August 25, 2023

In the everyday practice of hearing aid fitting, audiologists sometimes develop misconceptions about how hearing aids work, or different fitting practices. We reviewed a few of them in this article an...   Read More


Research QuickTakes Volume 3: Optimizing the Hearing Aid Fitting Process

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

August 23, 2023

This course reviews several issues related to following best practice when fitting hearing aids. Topics discussed include patient-centered care, speech in noise testing, loudness measures, output veri...   Read More


Research QuickTakes Volume 2: Identification and Management of Post-Fitting Hearing Aid Issues

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

August 21, 2023

This course reviews several issues related to patient satisfaction following the hearing aid fitting, and how the HCP can work through these problems. Discussion includes reliance on patient judgments...   Read More


Research QuickTakes Volume 1: Understanding and Treating the Background Noise Problem for Hearing Aid Users

Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

August 14, 2023

This course reviews the issues surrounding the understanding of speech in background noise and how hearing instruments and fitting procedures can be used to help solve this problem. New and innovative...   Read More


How AI-Driven Hearing Aid Features and Fresh Approaches to Counseling Can Promote Better Outcomes: Part 1, The Catch-22 of Follow-up Care

Brian Taylor, AuD, Niels Søgaard Jensen, MSc

August 1, 2023

The current state of follow-up care and its vital role in outcomes for adult hearing aid wearers is examined in this article. Ideas for making it more efficient are discussed.   Read More


20Q: Auditory Biotechnologies - Finding Their Way to the Clinic

Rebecca M. Lewis, AuD, PhD

July 10, 2023

This article details the latest developments in the field of auditory biotechnologies that aim to medically treat hearing loss using a series of different approaches. The biotechnologies described in...   Read More


20Q: Hearing Aid Adoption — What MarkeTrak Surveys are Telling Us

Lindsey E. Jorgensen, AuD, PhD

March 13, 2023

This 20Q article provides a discussion of data collected in the MarkeTrak surveys and how this impacts our patients adopting hearing aids.   Read More


20Q: Hearing Aid Levels of Technology—Supporting Research Evidence?

Patrick N. Plyler, PhD, CCC-A

February 1, 2023

This course addresses hearing aid technology levels. Specifically, the course explains what hearing aid technology levels are, summarizes current research regarding the evaluation of hearing aid techn...   Read More


Universal Design Makes “Custom by ReSound” a Pleasure to Fit, Charge and Wear

M. Lisa Sjolander, AuD

January 3, 2023

The article discusses the importance of testing with users with different abilities. Further coverage of formative testing and universal design will be discussed.   Read More

20Q: OTC Hearing Aids - They've Arrived!

Thomas A. Powers, PhD

November 14, 2022

The ins and outs of what we now know about OTC hearing aid products, including an overview of the technology, gain and output limitations, and whether they are self-fitting or not.   Read More


20Q: Hearing Aids, Hearables and the Future of Hearing Technology

Dave Kemp

August 8, 2022

This article covers the innovation occurring within today’s hearing aids and consumer hearables, and highlights the key differences between the two product-sets. In addition, the article explores th...   Read More


What Big Data Has to Say About Individual Differences in Hearing Aid Use: Insights From GN Online Services (Gnos)

Anthea Bott, PhD, Tobias Piechowiak, Jennifer Groth, MA, Charlotte Thunberg Jespersen, MA

June 13, 2022

This article provides insight in hearing aid wear time from a large manufacturer database. It explores the contribution of some known variables such as hearing loss severity, age, gender, and others t...   Read More


Study Reveals Signia Split Processing Significantly Improves the Signal-to-Noise Ratio

Petri Korhonen, MSc (tech), Christopher Slugocki, PhD, Brian Taylor, AuD

May 1, 2022

A study describing acoustic measurements of the new split processing implemented in Signia AX hearing aids, and a comparison of those measures to the effect of other common processing algorithms, incl...   Read More

Keeping Hearing Aids Out of the Drawer: Emphasizing Effective Patient Education to Improve Your Practice

Frank Talarico, MClSc, Robert Koch, MESc

March 7, 2022

This course examines the age-old question: “How do I ensure patient success with their hearing aid before they leave my clinic?” Two basic educational models are used to inform and create a new in...   Read More


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