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Lifestyle Influencer Shauna Grow Touts the Transformational Power of Husband’s Signia Hearing Aids in Enhancing Conversations and Strengthening Relationships
Lifestyle influencer Shauna Grow touts the transformational power of husband’s Signia hearing aids in enhancing conversations and strengthening relationships.
Starkey Chief Information Officer Eric Hanson Named Minnesota CIO ORBIE Award Finalist
Eden Prairie, Minnesota (September 21, 2023) – Starkey Chief Information Officer, Eric Hanson, has been named a 2023 Minnesota ORBIE Award finalist in the Healthcare category by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal 
ACI Alliance Responds to American Academy of Pediatrics Publication “Hearing Assessment in Infants, Children and Adolescents: Recommendations Beyond Neonatal Screening”
American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACI Alliance) recently published comments responding to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) report “Hearing Assessment in Infants, Children and Adolescents: Recommendations Beyond Neonatal Screening.”
Starkey Provides Hearing Health Care to the Washington Heights Community During Hearing Smiles Outreach Event
Starkey was proud to conduct a Starkey Cares Hearing Smiles Outreach event in Washington Heights, NY, providing hearing health services to more than 100 members of the local community.
Widex Moment Hearing Aids Make Sweet Music for Motown Legend Duke Fakir
Duke Fakir, a founding member of the Four Tops, overcame hearing loss with Widex Moment hearing aids, enhancing his music and daily life.
William Sawalich Wins 2023 ARCA Menards Series East Championship
Starkey and SoundGear bring hearing protection to the track through official partnership with Toyota Racing Development
EDUPLEX Changing Tragedy into Triumph!
When Mr. Nelson Mandela opened the Eduplex in Pretoria, South Africa in 2002, his words were "What you are doing here is changing tragedy into triumph". Today, twenty-one years later, the Eduplex has become a model for inclusive education internationally.
Cast Your Vote! 2023 Hearing Technology Innovator Awards
Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM), an online resource for hearing professionals and consumers with hearing loss, today announces the opening of the public voting period for the 4th annual Hearing Technology Innovator Awards™.
Experience a Revolutionary New Feature with Our Latest Software Update, Maestro 1.22.1: The Live Chat Support!
Maestro Chat Service allows users to directly contact Inventis support assistance within Maestro main interface.
Miracle-Ear and Miracle-Ear Foundation to Replace Hearing Aids for Maui Wildfire Victims
The Foundation will waive application fees and provide free hearing aids for qualified candidates affected by the Maui wildfires.

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Conversations Shine for Everyone with Lumity

September 1, 2023

The pace of innovation never slows or stops. At Phonak, we take great pride in knowing that our innovations focus on the needs of those with hearing loss. Discover the latest additions to the Phonak Lumity platform and learn what steps you can take to offer these hearing aids to your patients who would benefit from them. For more information, visit
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John Talbott is Enjoying the Life-Changing Benefits of Ponto

August 1, 2023

New bilateral Ponto wearer John Talbott is amazed at being able to hear so many sounds he hasn't heard in years. He shares how his bone anchored hearing system has made him feel hopeful again.
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Hear Samira’s story: How her son and hearing provider used financing to help her hear again.

August 1, 2023

Hear Samira’s story: How her son and hearing provider used financing to help her hear again.
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Dr. Nordberg’s Experience with the GSI AudioStar Pro Clinical Audiometer

July 1, 2023

See how Dr. Jenny Nordberg uses the GSI AudioStar Pro in her clinic. The AudioStar Pro provides efficient, familiar, and customizable usability in a clinical 2 channel audiometer. The AudioStar Pro is versatile to take on endless testing features for comprehensive audiometric test evaluations. Learn more:
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Starkey Neuro Sound Technology

June 1, 2023

Our revolutionary Starkey Neuro Processor is the most advanced processor technology in the industry — enabling faster environmental identification, 80 million automatic adjustments every hour, and unprecedented improvements in sound quality.
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Cochlear™ Nucleus® 8 Sound Processor - What's new in hearing performance technology?

June 1, 2023

#cochlearimplant #nucleus8 #nucleus8soundprocessor #nucleus8 #nucleus8soundprocessor #cochlearimplant Whether your patient received their hearing solution yesterday or many years ago, Cochlear is continually innovating to meet their needs now and into the future. What can Hearing Health Professionals and their #cochlearimplant patients expect from Cochlear's latest sound processor innovation? Cochlear expert, Roger Smith, talks about the improvements in hearing performance technology in the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 8 Sound Processor and what these advances will mean for patients choosing to get a #cochlearimplant or upgrading their device from a previous sound processor generation. Roger also speaks to his own experience as a bilaterial cochlear implant recipient.
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​Isla Feels More Confident Than Ever with Her Ponto 5 SuperPowers

May 1, 2023

Katelyn, mother of eight-year-old bone anchored hearing system wearer Isla, tells us how getting fit bilaterally with Ponto 5™ SuperPower processors has given her daughter new confidence, helping her blossom socially.
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4 Tips on How to Market Like a Pro With Phonak!

May 1, 2023

Would you like to have a more consistent flow of business? Having a clear marking plan in place for both new and existing patients can help! Savannah Dutcher, Phonak Account Marketing Specialist, shares 4 easy tips on how to market like a pro.
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Personal Health & Well-being

April 4, 2023

Personal Health & Well-being
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Technology for All-Day Wear

April 3, 2023

Technology for All-Day Wear
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20Q: Social and Emotional Impacts of Hearing Loss—Empowering Audiologists
This course details research describing how hearing loss can affect a person's social and emotional well-being and how audiology services can better meet the social and emotional needs of their client base. Dr. Bennett shares her research which explored the barriers preventing audiologists from incorporating social and emotional well-being support into routine care and the intervention program she and her team developed to help audiologists address these barriers. Course attendees will learn tips for prioritizing client needs and links to downloadable resources to help them embed social and emotional well-being support into their practice.
| Bec Bennett, PhD
Multiple Generations In The Workplace: Effective Communication To Enhance Diversity
There are very different generations in the workplace and getting these groups to work together effectively is challenging. It is important to first understand each of these groups based on their strengths to bring out the beauty of diversity for the overarching purpose of preventing generational collisions from occurring in the workplace. This presentation will present a way to identify communication preferences and effective ways to approach others that have different viewpoints.
| Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Research QuickTakes Volume 6 (Pt. 1): Hearing Aid Fitting Toolbox —Important Pre-Fitting Measures
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 regarding their clinical implementation.
| Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD
Research QuickTakes Volume 6 (Pt. 2): Hearing Aid Fitting Toolbox—Verification and Validation
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 measures. Step-by-step “how to” procedures are included.
| Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD
Research QuickTakes Volume 5: OTC Hearing Aids—Pros, Cons, and Implementation Strategies
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 practical tips for the audiologists who want to be involved in the sales and service of this product.
| Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD
Research QuickTakes Volume 4: Potential Hearing Aid Fitting Misconceptions
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 and did a little debunking using data from recent research.
| Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD
Research QuickTakes Volume 3: Optimizing the Hearing Aid Fitting Process
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 verification via real-ear measures, and self-assessment of benefit and satisfaction.
| Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD
Research QuickTakes Volume 2: Identification and Management of Post-Fitting Hearing Aid Issues
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, acclimatization, and recent developments in machine learning.
| Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD
20Q: Update on Cochlear Implants: Hearing Preservation, Single-Sided Deafness, and Personalized Fitting
The course reviews new candidacy criteria for cochlear implantation, including when to consider referring for a cochlear implantation evaluation, considerations specific to new patient populations, and outcomes of cochlear implant use observed for these patient populations. The course also reviews the use of imaging to personalize the mapping of cochlear implant and electric-acoustic stimulation devices.
| Margaret Dillon, AuD, PhD, CCC-A
Research QuickTakes Volume 1: Understanding and Treating the Background Noise Problem for Hearing Aid Users
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 hearing aid processing is discussed.
| Brian Taylor, AuD, H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

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2023 Proves a Pivotal Year for Signia, as it Sets the Stage for Future Growth: A Conversation with Signia Vice President Michael Guiden
2023 has been a landmark year for hearing aid pioneer Signia. The company has launched innovative new hearing aid solutions; introduced an enhanced HCP loyalty program; opened a new manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters; and has made significant investments in sales support, IT, and system structures – all in its ongoing mission to Deliver a Brilliant Fit for its HCP partners and their patients. In this wide-ranging conversation with Signia VP of Commercial Sales Michael Guiden, we discuss the company’s 2023 milestones, key lessons learned along the way, and what’s in store for the company in 2024 and beyond.
| Michael Guiden, MBA
New Lumity Products Cater to Individuals with Complex Listening Needs
Phonak has expanded the successful Lumity platform with new products, focusing on those with complex listening needs. Now patients with severe-to-profound hearing loss, unilateral hearing loss, and pediatric patients can all experience the benefits of Lumity technology.
| Abigail Poyser, AuD
Complete and Incomplete Canalith Jam: Diagnosis of Atypical Variants of BPPV and Key Roles of Video-HIT
This interview is focused on the diagnosis of a particular subsample of BPPV variants including complete and incomplete canalith jam which can lead to atypical clinical scenario mimicking acute unilateral vestibular loss and CNS disorders. A particular mention is reserved to the key role of the video-HIT in the differential diagnosis, with the aim to increase clinicians’ awareness of the distinctive features of these atypical BPPV variants.
| Andrea Castellucci, MD
HearUSA President Talks Company's Commitment to Hearing Care Accessibility
Hearing care accessibility has been a longstanding issue in the United States, affecting millions of Americans. While available technology and treatment options have vastly improved, several barriers limit access to these services. AudiologyOnline recently spoke with James Gilchrist, President of HearUSA, one of America’s leading hearing care retailers, about what his company is doing to tackle the accessibility issue, including efforts to expand its HCP network.
| James Gilchrist
Minimum Stimulus Strategy in the Diagnosis of BPPV
This interview is focused on the Minimum Stimulus Strategy for the diagnosis of BPPV. It represents a nystagmus-based approach, with a step-by-step observation of eye movements depending on the head position, aimed to reduce the number of diagnostic and therapeutic maneuvers required for the management of BPPV and to minimize patient's discomfort.
| Andrea Castellucci, MD
Managing Growing Patient Caseloads and Integrating New Clinical Efficiencies
This interview delves into the impact of Cochlear's Recipient Solutions Managers (RSM) Program on clinical processes. Read on to see how these relationships can bolster clinic efficiency and caseload management and further increase your recipients’ confidence with their new devices and to achieve hearing goals.
| Ginger Stickney, PhD
Innovative Technology to Handle the Disruptions of the Real World
Virginia Ramachandran, AuD, PhD, Head of Audiology for Oticon, Inc., discusses how the innovative technology in Oticon Real™ gives access to the full spectrum of real-world sounds while protecting against sudden disruptive sound that challenges 7 out of 10 hearing aid users.
| Virginia Ramachandran, AuD, PhD
Encouraging Total Well-being Through Increased Socialization with Advanced Hearing Technology
Interview with Brian Taylor, AuD, Senior Director of Audiology at Signia on how overall hearing aid wear time is impacted by accuracy and comfortability, and directly correlates to user experience.
| Brian Taylor, AuD
Phonak Slim™: Hearing Never Looked Better
Phonak Slim combines a modern, never-before-seen design with state-of-the-art hearing performance. The unique ergonomic shape of Slim is contoured to naturally nestle behind the ear – even if you wear glasses. Its personalized features enable you to confidently immerse in conversations and effortlessly maneuver through life’s numerous listening situations.
| Abigail Poyser, AuD
Oticon Focus on People Awards Honor SoundPrint Founder
Gregory Scott, 2022 Oticon Focus on People Awards Winner in Advocacy Category, describes his role as an Advocate for people with hearing loss. Gregory is the founder of SoundPrint, a smartphone app measuring the sound levels of venues. The app has a built-in meter that measures sound levels for at least 15 seconds, recording levels in real time, as well average and maximum decibels. Today, SoundPrint is the leader in crowdsourced auditory information, with more than 180 downloads, helping people find their preferred quiet or noisy spot, whether for a date, business meeting, or dinner with family.Beyond making conversation easier, the database is shared with venue managers, public health researchers and hearing health advocates to let them know people care about noise.
| Gregory Scott

All Expert Advice (showing 10 of 1394)

What are the Audiovestibular Complications and Legal Considerations that Arise After Head Injuries?
What are the audiovestibular complications and legal considerations that arise after head injuries?
| Anna Scala
How Can I Assist My Pediatric Patients in High-Noise Situations?
How can I assist my pediatric patients in high-noise situations?
| Stacy Michels, MA
What are the Etiological Factors, Diagnostic Approaches, and Management Strategies for Vestibular Disorders in Pediatric Patients?
What are the etiological factors, diagnostic approaches, and management strategies for vestibular disorders in pediatric patients?
| Anna Scala
How is Phonak ‘Going Beyond’ to Improve the Connectivity Experience?
How is Phonak ‘Going Beyond’ to improve the connectivity experience?
| Michael Blackburn, AuD
Why Do People with Hearing Loss Still Often Struggle to Follow Group Conversations?
Why do people with hearing loss still often struggle to follow group conversations?  
| Brian Taylor, AuD
What Resources does Phonak have to Help Treat Complex Listening Needs?
What resources does Phonak have to help treat complex listening needs?
| Brandy Pouliot, AuD
Who is the Ideal Candidate for a Phonak Slim™ Hearing Aid?
Who is the ideal candidate for a Phonak Slim™ hearing aid?
| Abigail Poyser, AuD
What is WideBand Tympanometry?
What is WideBand Tympanometry?
| Karen Morris, MS, CCC-A
What New Features are Included with Phonak Roger On™ v2?
What new features are included with Phonak Roger On™ v2?
| Bill Bielski, AuD
Can Central Eye Movement Disorders be a Window to Brain Function?
Can central eye movement disorders be a window to brain function?
| Anna Scala

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Hear Samira’s story: How her son and hearing provider used financing to help her hear again.

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Hear Samira’s story: How her son and hearing provider used financing to help her hear again.

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