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Rayovac Names Philip F. Pellegrino to Board of Directors

November 27, 2000

MADISON, Wis., /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) Chairman and CEO David A. Jones is pleased to announce the addition of Philip F. Pellegrino to the Company's board of directors. He replaces re...   Read More


Siemens Announces Redesigned Silhouette Plus™ Impression System

November 22, 2000

Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., announces the release of its new Silhouette™ Plus impression system. An innovative mechanical design in the Silhouette dispensing gun provides more leverage so...   Read More


Phonak's Claro™ Hearing Aid & Companion Remote Control Watch Receive 'Best of What's New' Award from Popular Science Magazine

November 21, 2000

WARRENVILLE, IL (November, 2000) - Phonak's Claro™ hearing aid and companion WatchPilot™, a watch with a built-in remote control that enables wearers to make discreet adjustments, have bee...   Read More


HEAR PO Corp. Announces It's Sponsorship of First Ever National Managed Care Summit in Hearing Health History

November 20, 2000

Chicago, IL - November 2000 - , the largest national provider of hearing benefits in the United States, today announced its sponsorship of the first ever National Managed Care Summit in hearing health...   Read More


Report of the Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis of Auditory Processing Disorders in School-Aged Children

November 16, 2000

Over the 2-day period from April 27-28, 2000 a group of 14 senior scientists and clinicians met at the Callier Center for Communicative Disorders, The University of Texas at Dallas, to attempt to reac...   Read More


Audiology Online Recognizes Au.D. Graduates

November 14, 2000

Audiology Online is proud to recognize all audiologists who have obtained their Au.D. through distance education or residential programs. We believe the future of the profession is highly dependent on...   Read More


AuD Standards and Accreditation Meeting Held

November 13, 2000

West Lafayette, IN--- Representatives of the Academy of Dispensing Audiologists (ADA), American Academy of Audiology (AAA), Organization of AuD Program Directors (OAPD), National Association of Future...   Read More


Unitron joins the Phonak Group

November 8, 2000

The Phonak Group signed an agreement to acquire the Canadian-based hearing instruments manufacturer Unitron Industries Ltd. with headquarters in Kitchener, Ontario. Its three brands - Unitron, Argosy...   Read More


NAFDA Receives GN ReSound's Third Annual Caring For The Profession Award

November 7, 2000

Industry leader GN ReSound honored the National Association of Future Doctors of Audiology (NAFDA) and its founding President Delbert F. Ault by presenting them with the third annual Caring for the Pr...   Read More

 


2001 Oticon Focus on People Awards Seek Individuals Who Defy the Stigma of Hearing Loss

November 6, 2000

SOMERSET, NJ - Oticon, Inc., a leading manufacturer of hearing instruments, is seeking nominations for the 2001 Oticon Focus on People Awards. Created in 1998, the national awards program honors indiv...   Read More


GN RESOUND GROUP ANNOUNCES CORPORATE REFOCUSING

November 2, 2000

In a statement released today, GN ReSound Group senior corporate executives announced their plans to initiate further consolidations and adjustments in the company's global structure and business pres...   Read More


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


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