Representatives Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) reintroduced the bipartisan Hearing Aid Tax Credit (HR1882 or HATC) which would provide a $500 credit to people who need a hearing aid (or $1000 for a binaural fitting).
On April 27, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) will hold a meeting and open session on "Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults" at the Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington, DC at 10:30 AM Eastern.
A review of the American Academy of Audiology's AudiologyNOW! 2015 convention and a report on the Academy's General Assembly.
The HearStrong team, including representatives from EarQ and Boys Town National Research Hospital, educated people at the 2015 Omaha Health Expo about the benefits of hearing better.
At the AudiologyNOW! AAA 2015 conference in San Antonio, Texas, Oticon President Peer Lauritsen presented a $25,000 donation to the America Academy of Audiology Foundation’s (AAAF) Empowering People scholarship fund.
Power one will be showcasing its new mercury-free zinc air hearing aid batteries and power one app at the UNSAF Congress in Paris, France, from April 10–12, 2015.
The Acoustic Neuroma Association (ANA) announced ANAwareness Week, May 10-16, 2015, a national campaign to raise awareness of a rare brain tumor called an acoustic neuroma.
Former NFL players received hearing care from the NFLPA, EarQ, and Sivantos, who have teamed up to help identify the connection, prevalence, and extent of hearing loss among players.
Beltone received a Chicago Innovation Award for its hearing aid that was the first to receive wireless audio streaming directly from an iPhone, iPad, or iTouch.
Sivantos showcases its expansion of the binax family of Siemens hearing aids at AAA 2015.
Sonova presents a range of hearing solutions at AAA 2015 from its Phonak and Unitron brands.
The American Academy of Audiology AudiologyNOW! 2015 convention kicks off its full slate of events this week in San Antonio, starting Wednesday, March 25. Here are links to a guide for the AAA 2015 convention exhibits and to the AAA At-A-Glance Schedule of Events.
Sonic has announced that its Everyday Sounds Better Program and consumer-facing website, which is designed to provide hearing care professionals a hassle-free and no-cost way to grow their patient base, will be showcased at AAA 2015.
Ida Institute announced that it will be giving a presentation of global perspectives on the future of hearing care at the AudiologyNOW! AAA 2015 Conference on March 27 at 10:00 AM.
ZPower announced that it will lead a presentation on the advantages of rechargeable power for hearing aid wearers during the AAA 2015 Conference. The “Rechargeable Solutions: New Advances in Rechargeable Technology” presentation will be on March 27 at 4:30 PM.
Applications for Project Amazon, a mission that supports hearing care for Amazon River communities, were offered at AudiologyNOW! and are also now available online.
The American Hearing Aid Associates (AHAA) has announced that more than 300 associates, vendors, and guests attended the 20th Anniversary AHAA Convention in February 2015 in Orlando, Fla.
Oticon announced that its team of audiologists and researchers will contribute their expertise to a variety of education sessions and workshops at AudiologyNOW! AAA 2015 Conference.
Oticon announced that its 3-day knowledge-sharing event in Orlando, February 27-March 1, was a success, drawing more than 1,100 US hearing care professionals.
Adult musicians with hearing loss may be interested in some of the opportunities provided by the Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss (AAMHL), a nonprofit organization based in Rockville, MD.