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Electone Introduces Three New BTE Hearing Instruments!

November 7, 1999

Electone, Inc. - Longwood, Florida - PROGRAMMABLE BTES Electone announces the availability of three outstanding performers in the BTE hearing instrument field. The Pointe, SDM2000-1 and SDM2000-2 are...   Read More


FDA Issues Final Rule Requiring the Use of ANSI S3.22-1996

November 3, 1999

Today the FDA issued the final rule requiring the use of ANSI S3.22-1996 for labeling of hearing. We received notice from HIA that unless there is significant adverse comment, the final rule will go i...   Read More


ADA Donates $15,000 to AFA

October 31, 1999

West Lafayette, IN-- An ADA grant of $15,000 to help the Audiology Foundation of America (AFA) continue its efforts to develop opportunities for practicing audiologists to obtain the Au.D. degree from...   Read More


Untreated Hearing Loss Linked to Depression, Isolation in Seniors

October 25, 1999

Study finds that denial, cost, and vanity are biggest barriers to use of hearing aids. Most seniors who use hearing aids cite better family relationships, improved mental heath. WASHINGTON-- Untreated...   Read More


Sunshine Cottage, School for Deaf Children, Receives Largest Grant in It's History

October 25, 1999

San Antonio, TX, October, 1999-- In support of new programs at Sunshine Cottage, The Marcia & Otto Koehler Foundation, G.A.C. Halff and Kronkosky Foundations have awarded the school generous grants. T...   Read More


Bio-logic Systems Corp. Awarded $100,000 Grant By The National Institute of Health for Feasibility Study

October 18, 1999

Company to Develop New, Cost-effective Clinical Method for Early and Accurate Detection of Smallest Acoustic Tumors. MUNDELEIN, IL./PRNewswire/--Bio-logic Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: BLSC) reported that th...   Read More


AFA Awards $50,000 to Au.D. Fellows

October 17, 1999

West Lafayette, IN--Twenty students who are enrolled in the nation's Au.D. (Doctor of Audiology) programs recently recieved Alliance Fund Fellowships from the Audiology Foundation of America. These sc...   Read More


States Passing Newborn Hearing Screening Legislation Doubles in 1999

October 12, 1999

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Continues Efforts on State Level for Year 2000 ROCKVILLE, MD-- The number of states adopting newborn and infant hearing screening laws has doubled in the p...   Read More


HEARING AIDS BRING ENORMOUS BENEFITS FOR SOCIETY - CONCLUDES PILOT STUDY

October 11, 1999

Brussels- A cost-effectiveness study on the impact of hearing impairment on society shows hearing aids improve quality of life of hearing impaired people by up to 15 % and are highly cost efficient. T...   Read More


Oticon Awards Scholarship to Michael Ramos of Bridgeport, Connecticut

October 8, 1999

SOMERSET, NJ--Oticon, Inc., announced that Michael Ramos of Bridgeport, Connecticut is the recipient of an Otikids $1,000.00 Scholarship. Oticon recognized Michael for his ability to demonstrate that...   Read More


The Organized Audiologist is Proud to Introduce It's New Hearing Aid Cable Organizer!

October 5, 1999

Imagine never having to struggle with knotty programming cables again! The Hearing Aid Cable Organizer™ is the best invention to happen to the field of hearing healthcare, second only to digital...   Read More


Westone "Earmold Roundup" a rip-snortin' success

September 29, 1999

The First Annual Westone Earmold Roundup, held August 13 in Colorado Springs, struck a balance between hands-on practical education and Western hospitality and fun for 20 hearing health care professio...   Read More


Clinton Proposes $4 Million HRSA Initiative on Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

September 27, 1999

President Clinton, in the Health Resources and Services Administration's fiscal year 2000 budget submitted to Congress Feb. 1, proposed a new $4 million initiative to support grants to states to devel...   Read More


The University of Florida Announces it's Audiology Workshop Series

September 24, 1999

The University of Florida at Gainesville announces it's Audiology Workshop Series to begin in January 2000. The workshops will initially be held in Nashville, but will eventually move to Gainesville....   Read More


NHCA ANNOUNCES 1999-2000 ELECTION RESULTS

September 22, 1999

Atlanta, Georgia. The National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) recently announced 1999-2000 Executive Council election results. Incoming President is Lee Hager, James, Anderson & Associates, L...   Read More


GN Danavox and ReSound merge to form GNResound

September 20, 1999

REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA--The combination of GN Danavox, a GN Great Nordic subsidiary, and ReSound became effective on July 6, 1999, following the successful completion of a tender offer by GN Great N...   Read More


DigiFocus: New Study Shows Doubled Daily Use

September 13, 1999

Feedback from Users and Dispensers Shapes Next Generation of Digital Instruments SOMERSET, NJ, June 8, 1999 -Digital hearing aid users are likely to double the daily use of their instruments compared...   Read More


16th Largest University in Nation Begins Au.D. Program With 22 Students

September 7, 1999

LOUISVILLE, KY. The National Association of Future Doctors of Audiology (NAFDA) will soon have another Chapter to add to its membership roster. The University of South Florida (USF), with one of the l...   Read More


The Latest News and Updates From Frye Electronics!

September 6, 1999

NOW SHIPPING: WinCHAP Frye is proud to announce that they are now shipping WinCHAP, the Computer Hearing Aid Program for Windows. WinCHAP was designed with the needs of the hearing aid clinician in mi...   Read More


Unitron and Lori Merge!

August 30, 1999

Unitron is pleased to announce that they will be merging with Lori Medical Labs, a hearing aid manufacturer based in Minneapolis, MN. Unitron believes that by working hand-in-hand, both companies will...   Read More


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