Category: Events



Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 Introduced in Congress

The Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 was introduced Monday, March 20. The reintroduced legislation is designed to make hearing aids for those with mild-to-moderate hearing loss available over the counter (OTC), and require the FDA to write regulations ensuring the new OTC category meets the same high standards for safety, consumer labeling, and manufacturing protections as all medical devices, providing consumers the option of an FDA-regulated device at lower cost.

Cochlear Launches ‘Hearing 20/20’ Campaign

According to Cochlear, the campaign is supported by 10 hearing health nonprofit and industry partners, and establishes a simple, common metric—defined as 20 decibels in each ear—to help simplify the ongoing conversation and actions related to monitoring hearing health and treating hearing loss, especially among adults 55 years of age and older.

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2020 Digital EUHA Congress Kicks Off October 9 with ‘Digital Future Friday’ Event

The virtual exhibition area of Digital Future Friday features 30 companies from the industry welcoming attendees to talk with them about their latest product innovations and trends in technology. Participants will have a chance to visit all three exhibition halls hosting 10 companies each, obtain information from company desks—so-called Company Info Points—and engage in live chats or video calls with company staff.

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Starkey’s Dave Fabry and Archelle Georgiou to Deliver Keynote Address During ‘Digital Future Friday’ Event

Their presentation, “Putting the ‘AI’ in patient-centered hearing health care,” will explore how new technological breakthroughs are putting the power of artificial intelligence directly into the hands of patients, giving providers an even greater opportunity to help them hear better and live better lives. The virtual presentation will be delivered on October 9, at 2 pm CEST.

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