January 2013 Hearing Review Table of Contents

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Staff Standpoint: Start Your Engines…

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By Karl Strom


Considerations in Verifying Frequency Lowering

By Francis Kuk, PhD

The key to a successful fitting is verification. Fittings involving frequency lowering algorithms are no exception. Here’s how to verify them.


Putting the Patient in the Driver’s Seat: The Convergence of Natural Processing and Technology

By Tammara Stender, AuD

The Binaural Fusion technology strategy in the new ReSound Verso line is detailed, along with the use of 2.4 GHz device-to-device wireless communication to provide greater hearing benefit to users. Other technical developments, including the introduction of the Invisible-In-the-Canal (IIC) model, are also discussed.

True Advances in Hearing Aid Technology: What Are They and Where’s the Proof?

By Thomas A. Powers, PhD, and Joel Beilin, MScEE

A review of many of the new features of the latest hearing aid platform from Siemens, the micon. Supporting research is provided to show that these new features offer a significant advantage over alternative options, and, when combined, offer a complete package of all major features available with today’s hearing aids.


EVENTS: ADA Introduces 18×18 Initiative

By Kar Strom

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology outlined a new goal at its 2012 Convention in Phoenix that the organization believes will help ensure the future of private practice audiology.

Blog Page: For Whom the Decibel Tolls: The dBA vs the dB SPL War

by Marshall Chasin, AuD

Final Word: Keeper vs Thrower

Finding a Meaningful Balance at Home and at the Office

by Dennis Van Vliet, AuD

HR Website Review 2013

HR’s annual look at some of the best commercial hearing-related websites available for hearing care professionals.  

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