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MED-EL SYNCHRONY- December 2019

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Durham, NC 27713
Phone: (888) MED-EL-CI (633-3524)
Website: medel.com/us
Email: implants.us@medel.com

MED-EL is dedicated to helping people everywhere enjoy the world of sound through our innovative hearing implant solutions. To learn more, visit www.medel.com or call 888-MED-EL-CI (633-3524).

 

 

 

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Continuing Education

Cochlear Implants and Single-Sided Deafness: Protocol and Case Studies from Baylor College of Medicine
 CEU courses
Presented by Barbara Foster, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Michaela Stapp, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #35067Level: Introductory1 Hour
The FDA has recently approved MED-EL cochlear implants for persons with Single-Sided Deafness (SSD) or Asymmetric Hearing Loss (AHL). Michaela Stapp, Au.D., co-director of the Adult Cochlear Implant Program at Baylor College of Medicine, will review their SSD/AHL candidate evaluation and testing protocol as well as a few SSD/AHL case studies.

MED-EL Cochlear Implants and ESRTs: Protocol and Case Studies from Chattering Children
 CEU courses
Presented by Barbara Foster, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Sydney Bednarz, AuD, Julia Reid, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #35052Level: Introductory1 Hour
Electrical Stapedius Reflex Thresholds (ESRTs) are an objective measure available for corroborating loudness level measures in cochlear implant recipients. Sydney Bednarz, Au.D. and Julia Reid, Au.D. from Chattering Children will review their protocol and success with programming children with MED-EL cochlear implants and utilizing ESRT measures.

The ADHEAR System: From Innovative Solution to Proven Concept
 CEU courses
Presented by Lynn Stephenson, PhD, Rachel Sharnetzka, AuD, CCC-A
Recorded Webinar
Course: #34739Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A review of the recent literature and clinical case studies of managing patients with Conductive Hearing Loss (CHL) in the clinic. A review of the ADHEAR bone conduction system and supporting research will be provided. Management of patients with chronic Conductive Hearing Loss (CHL), including case studies, will be discussed.

Introducing MED-EL Cochlear Implants for Persons with Single-Sided Deafness (SSD) and Asymmetric Hearing Loss (AHL)
 CEU courses
Presented by Meg Dillon, AuD, Allison Racey, AuD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #33949Level: Introductory1 Hour
The FDA has recently approved Single-Sided deafness (SSD) and Asymmetric Hearing Loss (AHL) as a new indication for MED-EL cochlear implants. This course will review data collected by one of the study sites used for this approval as well as Quality of Life data collected in these populations.

ADHEAR System by MED-EL: An Overview of the Research and Clinical Experiences From the Field
 CEU courses
Presented by Amanda O'Donnell, AuD, Uta Stewart, AuD, Charlotte Douglas, AuD
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #33514Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This panel session presents an overview of the emerging clinical research on the ADHEAR System, the world’s first adhesive, pressure-free, non-surgical bone conduction system. Clinical experiences are shared by Charlotte Douglas, an audiologist from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Videos

MED-EL Celebrates 20 Years of Sound in the U.S.

March 10, 2017

We’re proudly celebrating 20 years of cochlear implants in the United States by looking back at one of our first recipients. Twenty years ago, Robert Z. became just the third US patient to recei...

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CI2016 - Amy Ng on Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation

May 27, 2016

Amy Ng, an audiologist and rehabilitation specialist at Sunnybrook Hospital, helps cochlear implant recipients with rehabilitation, to help them hear their best. In this video she explains some tips f...

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CI2016 - CEO of MED-EL North America on Cochlear Implants

May 27, 2016

CEO of MED-EL North America, Ray Gamble, talks about what he's looking forward to at the world's largest cochlear implant conference.MED-EL is the leading innovator in the field of hearing imp...

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CI2016 - Charles Limb Explains Music and Cochlear Implants

May 27, 2016

Dr. Charles Limb describes the state of the industry when it comes to music research for cochlear implants. He talks about the design of current cochlear implants and programming, and speculates on fu...

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CI2016 - Christina Runge on Music and Cochlear Implants

May 27, 2016

Learning how to listen to music is like learning how to listen to speech, says Christina Runge, director of the Medical College of Wisconsin's cochlear implant program. Cochlear recipients should...

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CI2016 - David Shipp on Cochlear Implant Hearing Preservation

May 27, 2016

David Shipp, MA FAAA, talks about the common questions cochlear implant candidates ask, and says that every cochlear implant recipient performs differently. To help preserve and take advantage of resi...

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CI2016 - Donna Sorkin on Cochlear Implant Advocacy

May 27, 2016

Donna Sorkin, Executive Director of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance, says the biggest barrier is just knowing that cochlear implants exist, and how current recipients can help with the ACIA&rsq...

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CI2016 - Dr Julian Nedzelski on Drug Delivery for Cochlear Implants

May 27, 2016

Dr. Julian M. Nedzelski MD, FRCSC explains advancements that have been made in the field of cochlear implants. He mentions techniques that help us to save residual hearing in the ear, for example rege...

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CI2016 - Dr. Vincent Lin on Dementia and Hearing Loss

May 27, 2016

Dr. Vincent Lin, a renowned cochlear implant researcher and associate scientist at Sunnybrook Hospital, discusses the correlation between hearing loss and dementia. He gives tips about the warning sig...

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CI2016 - Interview with Dr Joseph Chen MD

May 27, 2016

The CI2016 conference is the world’s largest gathering of hearing implant researchers. Dr Joseph Chen MD talks about what's happening at this year's event and how the field of cochlear i...

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CI2016 - Kari Smilsky on What to Expect from a Cochlear Implant

May 27, 2016

If you are considering choosing a cochlear implant, there’s lots to think about. Kari Smilsky, an audiologist at Sunnybrook Hospital, shares helpful tips and information to someone who wants to...

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CI2016 - Matthew Bush on Telemedicine for Cochlear Implants

May 27, 2016

For cochlear implant recipients who live far from their clinic, telemedicine and remote fitting are new developments that can help them with regular access to care. Matthew Bush, MD, an assistant prof...

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CI2016 - Ray Gamble on Supporting MED-EL Cochlear Implant Recipients

May 27, 2016

Raymond Gamble, CEO of MED-EL North America, shares information about new MED-EL cochlear implant products as well as how MED-EL continues to provide support to cochlear implant recipients.MED-EL is t...

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CI2016 - The World's Largest Cochlear Implant Conference

May 27, 2016

Join MED-EL as we provide an inside look at CI2016 in Toronto, the world's largest cochlear implant conference. With exclusive interviews with global experts on the hottest topics in cochlear impl...

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A MED-EL User's Story

December 28, 2015

Learn about the benefits of MED-EL hearing implants and how they changed this user's life. For more information, visit www.medel.com.

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MED-EL Testimonial: Donn

June 22, 2015

Donn experienced sudden hearing loss but his cochlear implant allowed him to continue his career and enjoy life once again.

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MED-EL Testimonial: Joshua

June 22, 2015

Joshua's parents explain the importance of rehabilitation for their son who has bilateral MED-EL cochlear implants.

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MED-EL: How hearing works

June 22, 2015

Video to help understand hearing loss and hearing impairment by explaining how hearing works. Cochlear implants can help children and adults with hearing loss.http://www.medel.com

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MED-EL: SONNET Audio Processor

June 22, 2015

The SONNET Audio Processor from MED-EL is part of the SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant System. Cochlear implants are for individuals with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss.visit http://www.medel...

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MED-EL: WaterWear for RONDO

June 22, 2015

The WaterWear for RONDO is a waterproof (IP68) accessory for the RONDO Audio Processor for cochlear implants. It gives recipients of MED-EL cochlear implants the ability to hear in and around water.vi...

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News

Study Shows that Improved Cochlear Implant Device Allows Safe MRI in Children without Discomfort

Vancouver, WA, Girl Wins Trip to Austria for Her Hearing Loss Invention

MED-EL USA Launches SONNET 2 Next Generation Audio Processor with MAESTRO 8 Software

MED-EL Launches BONEBRIDGE BCI 602 at OSSEO2019

MED-EL USA Launches 3rd Annual Ideas4Ears Children’s Invention Contest

FDA Approves MED-EL USA's Cochlear Implants for Single-Sided Deafness and Asymmetric Hearing Loss

MED-EL USA Announces New AudioLink Handsfree Wireless Technology Voucher Option and SONNET Swap Program for Next Generation Audio Processor at CI2019 in Miami

"Voices of Family Members" #1 Sound Americans Would Miss if They Lost Their Hearing

MED-EL USA Announces 2019 Ideas4Ears Grand Prize Winner

First U.S. BONEBRIDGE Hearing Implant System Successfully Implanted

MED-EL USA Launches 2018-19 Ideas4Ears Children's Invention Contest

MED-EL USA Obtains FDA De Novo Clearance for BONEBRIDGE Bone Conduction Implant System

FDA Approves Industry's First Off-the-Ear Audio Processor with Wireless Charging: MED-EL's RONDO 2

MED-EL USA Receives FDA Clearance for ADHEAR, a Revolutionary Non-surgical Bone Conduction Hearing Solution

New Survey Indicates Growing Openness About Hearing Loss, Particularly Among Family Members

MED-EL NEWS: Latest EXPLOREMAGAZINE Focuses on Ever-Present Phenomenon of Time and How it is Constantly Slipping Through Our Fingers

MED-EL Announces Launch of ASM 2.0 Features for SONNET and SONNET EAS Audio Processors

MED-EL Launches Ideas 4 Ears Children's Competition to Discover the Next Generation of Inventors of Hearing Technology

World Hearing Day Video Highlights Importance of Hearing Life's Great Moments

MED-EL Convenes Global Hearing Implant Researchers for Age-Related Hearing Loss Workshop in New York

Articles

ADHEAR System by MED-EL: An Overview of the Research and Clinical Experiences from the Field
Amanda O'Donnell, AuD, Uta Stewart, AuD, Charlotte Douglas, AuD

Cultural Sensitivity: Counseling and Serving Hispanic/Latino Families Effectively
Myriam De La Asuncion, AuD, CCC-A, Annie Rodriguez, AuD, FAAA

ADHEAR - A Revolution in Bone Conduction Technology
Amanda O'Donnell, AuD

MED-EL Electric-Acoustic Stimulation Clinical Trial Outcomes
Allison Racey, AuD, Meg Dillon, AuD

Auditory Development Series: Auditory Development Hierarchy
MaryKay Therres

Auditory Development Series: Factors that Impact Listening Outcomes
MaryKay Therres

Ask the Expert

What is Complete Cochlear Coverage?
Melissa Waller, MS

How Does FineHearing Work and What are the Benefits for MED-EL Cochlear Implant Patients?
Peter Nopp, PhD

Why Might You Consider MED-EL's FLEXSOFT Array?
Kevin Vukovich, MS, CCC-A

What Impact Did Implantation of the MED-EL EAS Cochlear Implant System Have on Residual Hearing Thresholds?
Allison Racey, AuD

What Speech Perception Outcomes Were Observed in a Clinical Trial of the MED-EL EAS Cochlear Implant System?
Allison Racey, AuD

Who is a Candidate for an Electric-Acoustic Stimulation (EAS) Cochlear Implant?
Allison Racey, AuD

What Makes the MED-EL SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant Design Unique?
Darla Franz

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

Interviews

Recent FDA-Approval of Cochlear Implants For Single-Sided Deafness and Asymmetric Hearing Loss
Allison Racey, AuD

Advancements in Bone Conduction Technology with ADHEAR
Patrik Westerkull, MSc Eng, PhD, Kim Twitchell, MS, Reg CASLPO

Benefits of 3.0 Tesla MRI Safety for Cochlear Implant Recipients
Martin Zimmerling, PhD

MED-EL Survey Explores Connection Between Age, Stigma and Motivating Factors for Having Hearing Checked
Barbara Weinstein, PhD

MED-EL EAS Cochlear Implant System Clinical Trial Results and FDA Approval
Allison Racey, AuD

MRI Trends and the MED-EL SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant
Darla Franz