Hearing Healthcare Management (HHM), Louisville, Ky, the parent company of Avada Audiology and Hearing Care Centers, has acquired Cascade Hearing Centers, Portland, Ore.

Cascade Hearing Centers is one of the leading hearing organizations in Portland. The centers are under the direction of Dan King, audioprosthologist. He is also the president of the Oregon Hearing Society and a member of the International Hearing Society. King is responsible for instrumentally growing Cascade Hearing Centers into a dominant position of leadership in Portland.

Steve Barlow, BC-HIS, CEO of Avada and chairman of the Board of Managers of HHM, says, “We’re pleased to be able to affiliate ourselves with a quality organization such as Cascade Hearing Centers. Their ideals and ethics closely mirror that of Avada Audiology and Hearing Care. We look forward to expanding our presence in the West Coast market.”

[SOURCE: Avada, July 2006]