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Oticon Medical: Ponto Care App - September 2020

Contact Information

Oticon Medical
580 Howard Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 1-888-277-8014
Fax: 1-732-868-6949
Website: oticonmedical.com/us
Email: info@oticonmedicalusa.com

Welcome to our professional blog, where we share information on our bone anchored hearing system, Ponto, our unique minimally invasive Ponto surgery (MIPS) procedure, and other topics relevant to hearing care professionals and other medical professionals.

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Because Sound Matters

Our Promise

Sound is a fundamental part of daily life that opens up a world of wonder. Sound and hearing are the key to human development and interaction. Sound is the way we understand, recognize and socialize with other people. In short, to hear is to live. Imagine a world without sound, without being able to hear, without being able to interact.

At Oticon Medical, we are passionate about using our combined expertise and resources to open up the world of sound to as many people as possible.

We do so because we appreciate that when it comes to quality of life, sound and sound quality matter.

 

 

Oticon Medical

Because Sound Matters.


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Continuing Education

Clinical Evidence Supporting OpenSound Navigator in Children with Hearing Loss
Oticon Medical CEU courses
Presented by Lori Rakita, AuD, CCC-A
Live WebinarWed, Apr 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #36420Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is designed to present new key evidence related to the use of Oticon Ponto 4 Bone Anchored Hearing System in the pediatric population. This course will demonstrate how signal processing in the Ponto 4 (OpenSound Navigator) differs from traditional signal processing strategies, and how these differences open the possibility of signal processing at younger ages.

Counseling Patients through the Ponto Trial Journey: Benefits of Direct Sound Transmission
Oticon Medical CEU courses
Presented by Carissa Moeggenberg, MA, CCC-A
Recorded Webinar
Course: #36320Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar provides participants with clinical evidence on the benefits of direct sound transmission and best practices in counseling the patient throughout their journey to receiving a Ponto System.

Bone Conduction Hearing Devices (BCHD): Clinical and Surgical Considerations in Pediatrics
Oticon Medical CEU courses
Presented by Laurie Mauro, AuD, CCC-A
Live WebinarWed, May 26, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #36632Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides participants with information on the pediatric considerations of fitting a child with a bone conduction hearing device. Several case studies presented provide participants with a detailed journey of the process of moving a child from hearing with a bone conduction device on a softband to hearing with a bone conduction device through the implant.

Evaluating BAHS Benefit During the Patient Trial Process: A NEW Test Protocol from Oticon Medical
Oticon Medical CEU courses
Presented by Carissa Moeggenberg, MA, CCC-A
Recorded Webinar
Course: #36211Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will discuss a clinical test protocol for evaluating and comparing adult patient benefit of a bone anchored system(s) during an acute simulation appointment.

Empowering Patients: Remote Care Services from Oticon Medical
Oticon Medical CEU courses
Presented by Carissa Moeggenberg, MA, CCC-A, Gail Leininger, AuD, CCC-A
Recorded Webinar
Course: #36080Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will focus on providing participants with an overview of Remote care Services and Programs from Oticon Medical designed to empower bone-anchored patients.

Videos

The Ponto System

March 29, 2021

10 Years of Life-Changing Hearing Care

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Ponto System – a few minutes to change your life

May 1, 2020

Ponto System – a few minutes to change your life

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Ponto 4 Open Sound. Open Life.

July 1, 2019

Oticon Medical is proud to present Ponto 4 and a paradigm shift in bone anchored hearing with the introduction of Velox S technology.

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Learn Faster, Less Effort, Remember More

January 1, 2019

Learn Faster, Less Effort, Remember More

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Choose Sound. Choose Ponto - Powerful Speech Understanding

November 1, 2018

Choose Sound. Choose Ponto - Powerful Speech Understanding

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Choose sound. Choose Ponto - Automatically adapts wherever you go

July 1, 2018

Choose sound. Choose Ponto - Automatically adapts wherever you go

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Try Ponto 3 SuperPower - Powerful Sound

March 1, 2018

Experience the Powerful Sound Quality of the Ponto 3 SuperPower

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Try Ponto 3 SuperPower - Discover the difference

January 1, 2018

Families share their experiences on why it is important to try different hearing devices to ensure they choose the right fit for their child.

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Experiencing Ponto 3 SuperPower for the First Time

December 1, 2017

SuperPower Made Beautiful. Here’s a look at the reactions from Ponto users on Oticon Medical’s most powerful abutment-level sound processor.

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Choosing Oticon Medical, Because Sound Matters

March 1, 2017

Sound matters. That’s Oticon Medical’s motto because that’s what users of the Ponto system care about most. Here’s a look into Oticon Medical and the Ponto, and the new Ponto 3...

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Ponto 3 - The Definition of Power

October 20, 2016

Ponto 3 — the world’s most powerful family of abutment-level processors. Think about how you hear. You’re probably not thinking about your brain, but that's where sound is truly...

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Rely on us. Rely on Oticon Medical

September 29, 2016

People with a hearing loss rely on their sound processor in order to take part in life. At Oticon Medical, our engineers understand this responsibility and have thought through every detail of the Pon...

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Because Sound Matters

August 1, 2016

Alan Raffuaf, VP of Marketing from Oticon Medical shares why sound does matter.

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Ponto Plus family of bone anchored sound processors

October 28, 2015

The Ponto Plus family is the most powerful sound processor family with wireless capabilities in the market. This video gives an introduction to the features and benefits of the Ponto Plus family.Built...

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The new Oticon Medical Streamer and ConnectLine App

August 31, 2015

Oticon Medical has released their newest streamer that works in conjunction with the Oticon ConnectLine App to allow connectivity to a huge selection of audio devices. To find out more, visit www.otic...

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Ponto Plus Power: The most powerful implantable hearing device on the market

July 31, 2015

Alan Raffauf from Oticon Medical discusses how they were able to create the most powerful implantable hearing device now available. For more information, visit www.oticonmedical.com

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Oticon Medical: Because Sound Matters

June 30, 2015

For more information, please visit www.oticonmedical.com.

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Ponto Plus Wireless Capabilities

March 31, 2014

Alison Sabbar introduces several wireless capable devices that complement Oticon Medical's Ponto Plus, including the Ponto Streamer, the device that makes all of this connectivity possible. For mo...

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More Opportunities for Bone Anchored Hearing Device Users

February 28, 2014

Meet Connie Kehoe - a seasoned Oticon Medical Ponto Pro user. Retirement for her was a chance for bold new adventures, and the new Ponto Plus is showing her that she can do just that. For more informa...

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The New Ponto Plus from Oticon Medical

January 31, 2014

Alan Raffauf at Oticon Medical introduces Ponto Plus and Ponto Plus Power, their latest processors, as well as their Connectline wireless technology. Read more about Ponto Plus.

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News

Oticon Medical Launches New Blog for Hearing Healthcare and Medical Professionals

Oticon Medical Wins Silver Hearing Technology Innovator Award

Ponto Care App is the Go-to App for Bone Anchored Users

Oticon EduMic Wireless Remote Microphone System Breaks Barriers to Classroom Learning for Children with Hearing Loss and Their Teachers

Ida Institute Announces Call for Applications for 2020 Ida Research Grants

New Center To Be an International Trailblazer Within Treatment of Hearing and Balance Problems

Oticon Medical Launches Ponto 4 Sound Processor in US Market

New Oticon Medical Ponto 4 Brings Open and Balanced Sound Experience to Bone Anchored Users For the First Time

Ponto Trial Companion App Supports and Engages Patients in Trial Process for Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions

Oticon Medical Announces Digital Online Marketing Manager

Oticon Medical Partners with Your Hearing Network to Empower Hearing Care Practices

Oticon Medical Names John Sparacio as President US

New Safety Line for Ponto Sound Processor Improves Retention and Ease of Use

Ponto Softband Is Now Pre-Assembled for Stable Bilateral Fit and Best Audiological Outcomes

Your Hearing Network Offers Independent Hearing Care Professionals Strength in Numbers and Competitive Advantage

The New Ponto Softband from Oticon Medical Supports Early Access to Sound

William Demant Appoints Senior Scientist Thomas Lunner as Fellow

Ponto 3 SuperPower Now Available - New Treatment Option for Bone Anchored Hearing

Oticon Medical Supports OSSEO 2017, the 6th International Congress of Bone Conduction and related Technologies

Oticon Medical Introduces Ponto 3, World's Most Powerful Family of Abutment-Level Sound Processors

Articles

Oticon Medical Introduces Ponto 4 - A Paradigm Shift in Bone Anchored Hearing
Barinder Samra, MSc

Power for Everyone!
Joanne Restivo, AuD, CCC-A

Wireless Technology: How to Connect FM and Other Accessories Wirelessly to the Ponto Device
Gabrielle Simone, AuD, CCC-A

Bone Anchored Hearing Systems - Principles and Candidacy
Barinder Samra, MSc

BrainHearing and Bone Anchored Devices: Why More Output Matters to All Users
Marcus Holmberg, PhD

Ponto 3 SuperPower, New Treatment Option for BAHS Patients
Tove Rosenbom, MA

Oticon Medical's Ponto 3 Sound Processor Family: Proven Technology to Make Listening Easier
Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

How to Overcome the Struggles of Pediatric Hearing Loss
Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

The Ponto Bone Anchored System: The Right Choice for Pediatrics
Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery - A New Perspective on Bone Anchored Surgery
Marcus Holmberg, PhD

Parents' Perspective: The Decision Making Process for Bone Anchored Hearing Systems for Children
Melissa Tumblin, Ann Pipes

The Ponto System and Benefits of Percutaneous BAHS
Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

Microtia Ear Surgery and Bone Anchored Hearing Devices
Sheryl Lewin, MD

Implantable Auditory Technologies
Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

Wireless Connectivity in our Daily Lives: Enhancing the Ponto Plus Experience
Rebecca Cihocki, AuD

Introducing Ponto Plus
Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

Evaluating Oticon Medical Ponto Plus and Ponto Pro Sound Processor
Arjan J. Bosman, PhD, Myrthe Hol, PhD, A.F.M. Snik, E.A. Mylanus, PhD

Surgical and Audiological Considerations in Pediatric Bone Anchored Solutions
Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

Reimbursement and Bone Anchored Systems
Carrie Hart

Audiological Considerations of the Ponto Bone-anchored Hearing System Before and After Surgery
Ravi Sockalingam, PhD, Justin Pfeiffer

Ask the Expert

What Drove the Development of the New Bone-Anchored Hearing System (BAHS) Simulated Test Protocol?
Carissa Moeggenberg, MA, CCC-A

Are there Ponto Counseling Tools I can Use in the Decision-Making Process with My Patients?
Amanda Cooley, AuD, FAAA

How Can I Complete a Pre-op Evaluation to Assess Benefit with Ponto?
Amanda Cooley, AuD, FAAA

How Can I Identify Potential Candidates for Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions (BAHS) with the Ponto system?
Amanda Cooley, AuD, FAAA

Which Oticon Medical bone-anchored processor should I choose for my patient?
Laura Dixon, AuD

Does Oticon Medical have the widest bone-anchored frequency bandwidth?
Laura Dixon, AuD

What is the Pediatric Loaner Program from Oticon Medical?
Gabrielle Simone, AuD, CCC-A

Ponto 4: Truly Wireless - Now and in the Future
Barinder Samra, MSc

Is Ponto 4 the World's Smallest Bone Anchored Sound Processor?
Barinder Samra, MSc

What are Three Main Features of the Ponto 4?
Barinder Samra, MSc

What Are the Differences Between Direct Drive vs. Skin Drive?
Joanne Restivo, AuD, CCC-A

What is Involved in the Ponto 3 SuperPower Feedback Management System?
Joanne Restivo, AuD, CCC-A

Will Patients with a Minimal Conductive Hearing Loss Benefit from Oticon Medical's SuperPower Device?
Joanne Restivo, AuD, CCC-A

Are Oticon Ponto Devices Compatible with FM via the Ponto Streamer?
Gabrielle Simone, AuD, CCC-A

Are the Oticon ConnectLine Accessories Compatible with Ponto Devices?
Gabrielle Simone, AuD, CCC-A

Does the Oticon Medical Streamer Work with Oticon Products?
Gabrielle Simone, AuD, CCC-A

What is BrainHearing, and Why is it Our Guiding Star at Oticon Medical?
Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

Hearing Loss in Only One Ear, "What's the Big Deal?"
Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

How Do We Determine Bone Conduction Candidacy in Children?
Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

Are People with Single Sided Deafness Candidates for Bone Anchored Hearing Systems?
Barinder Samra, MSc

Interviews

How Audiology Professionals Can Serve Patients Despite Coronavirus Restrictions
Steven A. Battaglia, MD, Kevin Ivory, AuD

Update on Ally’s Act: Interview with Melissa Tumblin
Melissa Tumblin

Life During the Pandemic: An Interview with Oticon Medical Advocate Lori Novara
Lori Novara

How Audiology Professionals Can Serve Patients Despite Coronavirus Restrictions
Sandi Arcus, MS

Insurance and Bone Anchored Hearing Devices: What Audiology Professionals Need to Know
Brianna Rusay

Ally’s Act: An Interview with Melissa Tumblin
Melissa Tumblin

Once Reluctant, Now Triumphant: Nancy’s Ponto 4 Upgrade Journey
Nancy Smith Oberman

Oticon Medical’s Clinical Specialist, Tory Burns, Shares his Experience with the Ponto 4
Tory Burns, MS

Oticon Medical Introduces the Pediatric Loaner Program
Gabrielle Simone, AuD, CCC-A

Oticon Medical Partners with YHN
Patrick D. Vincent

Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery: Benefits for Patients and Surgeons
Harold Kim, MD

Oticon Medical Introduces New Ponto 3 Family of Abutment Level Sound Processors
Alan Raffauf, MA

Ponto and the School Age Child - A Parent's Perspective
Melissa Tumblin

Bone Anchored Hearing Innovations from Oticon Medical: Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery (MIPS)
Laura Phelps, MS

New Oticon Medical Streamer and Oticon ConnectLine App Enable Seamless Wireless Connectivity for Bone-Anchored Wearers
Alan Raffauf, MA

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Ruling on Bone-Anchored Hearing Systems
Carrie Hart

Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions – Update from Scientific Meetings
Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

Introducing Ponto Plus! New Bone-anchored Solution from Oticon Medical
Alan Raffauf, MA

Interview with Curt Gorman, President, Oticon Medical US
Curt Gorman

Interview with Gregory J. Artz, MD, Neurotologist and Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson University
Gregory Artz

Resources

Introducing Ponto 4

Oticon Medical has launched the Ponto 4, a small and high-performing sound processor that marks a significant breakthrough in bone anchored hearing care in the US. A powerful combination of Oticon Medical’s expertise in bone conduction hearing with the newest state-of-the-art technology enables Ponto 4 to bring an open and balanced sound experience to bone anchored users for the first time.

Coming Soon: Ponto 4

Oticon Medical announced today that it has obtained 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the new Ponto 4, a small and high performing sound processor that marks a significant breakthrough in bone anchored hearing care. Ponto 4 will officially launch in the US in early summer 2019.