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Sonic Innovations, Inc. Announces Introduction of New Digital Hearing Aid Line

November 1, 2000

Salt Lake City, Utah, --Sonic Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNCI) announced the introduction of its latest hearing aid line - ALTAIR™ - at the American Academy of Dispensing Audiologists (ADA) meet...   Read More


Oticon's DigiFocus II Direct Sets New Standard in Improved Speech Understanding

October 30, 2000

SOMERSET, NJ - Oticon, one of the world's leading manufacturers of hearing instruments, today launched DigiFocus II Direct, a new directional instrument that provides superior speech intelligibility,...   Read More


Hear PO Corp. Signs Agreements with Beech Street Corporation, Preferred Vision Care, Jones Stevedoring Company, IUOE - Pipe Line

October 26, 2000

Chicago, IL - Hear PO Corp., the largest national provider of hearing benefits in the United States, today announced six separate agreements with Beech Street Corporation, Preferred Vision Care, Jones...   Read More


AAA Job Finding Guide Available

October 24, 2000

The American Academy of Audiology has developed a guide for interviewing and resume writing. 'Which is My Best Foot and How Far Forward Do I Put It?' was designed to provide essential information to i...   Read More


Federal Blue Cross/Blue Shield Agrees to Reimburse Audiologists

October 19, 2000

We (Audiology Online) thank the Academy of Dispensing Audiologists for allowing us to reprint their ADAlert (originally dated October 11, 2000) here. The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) placed fed...   Read More


ADA GOLFER ALERT

October 18, 2000

100 golfers who want to have fun in San Diego 1:00-5:30 PM Friday Oct. 27th River Walk Golf Club. ADA shuttles provided Lunch, prizes, drinks, golf clinic $125 per golfer including cart Benefits the A...   Read More


Siemens Introduces New Practice Management Software

October 16, 2000

Siemens recently introduced the Standard Edition of its totally new office management system, Practice Navigator™. A 32-bit application built on the Sybase SQL Anywhere tm database platform that...   Read More


Australian Technology Helps U.S. Paralympian Go For Gold

October 12, 2000

Atlanta Paralympic Silver medallist, Kathy Urschel, will be a fierce competitor for the Australians at the Paralympic Games Sydney 2000 in October, with the aid of the Australian designed Nucleus coch...   Read More


AAA and ADA Join Together To Protest ASHA Revision of SLP Scope of Practice

October 9, 2000

The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the Academy of Dispensing Audiologists (ADA) jointly express significant concern regarding the document entitled Revised Scope of Practice in Speech-Languag...   Read More


AIHA Publishes 5th Edition of The Noise Manual

October 6, 2000

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) recently published a completely revised edition of The Noise Manual. The fifth edition of The Noise Manual, edited by Elliott Berger, Larry and Julia...   Read More


Symphonix Devices, Inc. Announces $31 Million in Financing

October 5, 2000

SAN JOSE, Calif. - - Symphonix Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMPX) today announced $31 million in private equity financing in two transactions. Symphonix develops and manufactures the Vibrant® Soundbridge...   Read More


Siemens Offers Two International Symposiums for 2002

October 2, 2000

Responding to popular demand, Siemens will offer two international symposiums in 2002. The 13th International Symposium - - will be held in Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria, June 24 - July 1, 200...   Read More


Ultratec Announces New ''Instant Captioning'' Technology

September 27, 2000

MADISON, WI -- Ultratec, Inc., has announced a new technology, currently undergoing consumer testing, which will enable people to receive live captions of what is being said during their conversations...   Read More


Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Becomes First Military Hospital to Offer New Surgical Treatment for Hearing Loss

September 25, 2000

Vibrant Soundbridge Offers New Alternative for Hearing-Impaired Military Personnel SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (Portsmouth, Virginia) has become the first military medical faci...   Read More


New Study Shows Extra-Strength Formulation of Augmentin® Eradicates 95 to 100 Percent of Drug-Resistant Bacteria That Cause E

September 21, 2000

TORONTO, /PRNewswire/ -- A new high-dose formulation of Augmentin®(amoxicillin-clavulanate), called Augmentin® ES*, is highly effective in eradicating the three most common bacteria that cause...   Read More


No More Loud TV With TV Ears™

September 15, 2000

The number one complaint voiced in the homes of the hearing impaired has to do with the volume of the television set--either not loud enough for the individual with the hearing loss, or unbearably lou...   Read More


The Proceedings of the 1st International Conference, A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification, Sponsored by Phonak in 1

September 12, 2000

Warrenville, IL - Phonak is proud to announce that the Proceedings from the extremely popular 1998 pediatric conference, , are now available. This conference offered a very timely insight into the amp...   Read More


Au.D. Students Supported by AFA Fellowships

September 8, 2000

West Lafayette, IN - For the eighth consecutive year, the Audiology Foundation of America (AFA) has awarded Alliance Fellowships of $2500 each to fulltime residential Au.D. degree students. This Fall...   Read More


Sonic Innovations, Inc. Announces New Vice President of Marketing and e-Business

September 6, 2000

Salt Lake City, Utah, September 6, 2000/PRNewswire/ - Sonic Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNCI) manufacturer of NATURA™ and CONFORMA™ advanced digital hearing aids, announced today that it ha...   Read More


U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves the Vibrant® Soundbridge™ to Treat Sensorineural Hearing Loss

September 5, 2000

SAN JOSE, Calif. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Vibrant® Soundbridge™ for use in the United States, announced Kirk Davis, president and chief executive officer of Sy...   Read More


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