Tag: Sonova



Oticon’s Gary Rosenblum Appointed HIA Chair

Elected in the spring of 2017, Brandon Sawalich, President and CEO, Starkey, now hands over the Chairmanship of the Hearing Industries Association (HIA) to Gary Rosenblum, President, Oticon, Inc, HIA announced. The members of HIA elected Rosenblum unanimously to this position.

The Partnership of Family-centered Care in Adult Audiology Service

Family-centered Care (FCC) is an extension of patient-centered care, placing emphasis on the role of family and acknowledges the patient and their family members as the unit of care, rather than just the patient. Barbra Timmer, PhD, MBA, answers questions about FCC and discusses the research, outcomes, and economics behind why it is so important in hearing healthcare.

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Sonova Hosts Global Media Day at Corporate Headquarters in Switzerland

About 25 industry journalists and bloggers who report on the hearing industry were provided with Sonova’s view of the future during a special Global Media Day event held in late June at the company’s headquarters in Stäfa, Switzerland. The 1-day tour of the facility and presentations by Sonova executives showcased the company’s commitment to “creating hearing solutions that change people’s lives so they can thrive socially and emotionally.”

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Sonova to Supply Costco Kirkland Signature (KS9) Hearing Aids

Sonova, the Swiss-based parent group of Phonak, Unitron, and Hansaton, confirmed that it has been awarded the contract to supply Costco’s Kirkland Signature 9.0 (KS9) hearing aids. Although the KS9 will use Sonova’s wireless SWORD chip set, the new product is said to be unique in many important ways from the other hearing aids in the Sonova group.

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