Aquaris, Siemens FIRST truly waterproof* hearing instrument resists dust, sweat, and shock.

Aquaris, Siemens FIRST truly waterproof* hearing instrument resists dust, sweat, and shock.

Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., (www.usa.siemens.com/hearing) will unveil a host of products at the American Academy of Audiology AudiologyNOW! 2011 conference – including the new Aquaris™.
The iMini, Siemens smallest hearing instrument, disappears invisibly in the ear

The iMini, Siemens smallest hearing instrument, disappears invisibly in the ear

Siemens has developed a new hearing instrument that is even smaller than current models. As a result, it can be inserted far into the auditory canal, remaining basically invisible.
Oticon ConnectLine Microphone

Oticon ConnectLine Microphone

With the brand new Oticon ConnectLine Microphone, users can finally participate and interact in some of life’s most important situations – on equal terms with everyone else.
New Phonak Products

New Phonak Products

Two new product families complete the Phonak Spice Generation with entry-level and midrange hearing aids.
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Support grows to allow Medicare to cover hearing aids

By Liz Freeman of the Naples Daily News A scientific report detailing the link between hearing loss and cognitive impairment could boost support for Medicare to cover hearing aids for the first time for millions of older Americans, according to senior advocates. At least four bills in Congress would expand Medicare to cover the cost...

Want Hearing Aids? Too Expensive? Read On.

Katherine Bouton is the author of ”Living Better With Hearing Loss: A Guide to Health, Happiness, Love, Sex, Work, Friends … and Hearing Aids,” and a memoir, ”Shouting Won’t Help: Why I — and 5o Million Other Americans — Can’t Hear You”. Both available on Amazon.com. Her blog Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Hearing Help can be found at...

Salus University Collaborates on Health Screenings for Veterans

Salus University, Montgomery County Community College (MCCC), the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), and Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center of Philadelphia, have collaborated on a health screening program for student veterans. The Salus Veterans Readiness Initiative (VRI) Multisensory Screening and Care program offers veterans free multisensory (hearing, balance, vision) screenings and access to...

Audiogram Data Management Is Easier on the Cloud

In a new YouTube video released by Smart Diagnostic Devices in advance of its SmartMove Cloud product launch, occupational health practitioners speak of barriers to efficient audiogram data management. The video, Resolve Audiometric Data Management Challenges with SmartMove Cloud: II, is the second SmartMove Cloud video in a series. The new video cites audiogram data...

Spelling Bee Contestant Proves Early Intervention Works

The American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACI Alliance) recently profiled Neil Maes, an 11-year-old boy who was born deaf, but has worked hard to develop spoken language. His hearing loss was early identified, he was implanted early with cochlear implants, and he has been raised in a family that works hard to support his spoken language....

Cochlear Releases SuperPower Bone Conduction Sound Processors

Implantable hearing products company Cochlear Limited has announced the commercial availability of the Baha® 5 Power and Baha 5 SuperPower sound processors in the United States. These processors were recently added to the company’s portfolio of bone conduction solutions. Cochlear reports that its two new powerful bone conduction sound processors are designed for people with greater levels...

Obamacare mandate forces Connecticut to cover retiree hearing aids

Connecticut state retirees are having a new benefit added to their healthcare package as a result of anti-discrimination laws in President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Starting in July, hearing aids will be covered by the state retiree health plans. The devices cost, on average, about $4,500 according to the American Association for Retired Persons. Previously,...

High-tech hearing aids allow Spartanburg man to hear clearly for first time

“That sounds good,” he said, nodding. Lattimore, 30, of Spartanburg, has dealt with profound hearing loss for most of his life. His condition has kept him from hearing most of what others hear each day. Friday, he was outfitted with high-powered hearing aids, custom made by the Beltone Hearing Care Foundation. The foundation works to...

US legislators join call for Medicare to cover hearing aids – Pittsburgh Post

Three Democratic congressmen have joined senior advocacy groups in calling for Medicare to cover hearing aids and other audiology services, backed by research that says impaired hearing can socially isolate seniors and may contribute to their risk of developing dementia. Reps. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut, Jim McDermott of Washington state and Debbie Dingell of Michigan...

Fynes Audiology Now Offering Widex ZEN Therapy for Tinnitus

MESA, Ariz., June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Fynes Audiology, the Mesa and Phoenix, Arizona area practice of audiologists Cassandra M. Fynes and Roger Knighton, announced that it is now offering Widex ZEN therapy for the treatment of tinnitus. Tinnitus most often manifests itself as a ringing in the ears. It can also take the form...

US Legislators join call for Medicare to cover hearing aids – Pittsburgh Post

Three Democratic congressmen have joined senior advocacy groups in calling for Medicare to cover hearing aids and other audiology services, backed by research that says impaired hearing can socially isolate seniors and may contribute to their risk of developing dementia. Reps. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut, Jim McDermott of Washington state and Debbie Dingell of Michigan...

Oticon Launches First ‘Internet of Things’ Opn Hearing Aid

Oticon has announced the launch of Oticon Opn, the first Internet of Things (IoT) hearing aid, which can be programmed to communicate directly with a full range of connected devices such as baby alarms, smoke detectors, and other health and safety-related technologies. According to Oticon, the Opn utilizes TwinLink™, a dual communication system that combines binaural processing with...