Tag: American Cochlear Implant Alliance



ACI Alliance Supports Passage of 2021 ‘EDHI Act’

The House of Representatives passed “HR 5561, the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2021,” on a 410-17 vote. The bill would reauthorize the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) programs at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the ACI Alliance said in its announcement.

EHDI Passes Committee, Goes to Full Senate for Consideration

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed a bill to reauthorize federal newborn hearing screening programs for the next five years, the American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACI Alliance) announced. The ACI Alliance is a nonprofit organization that advocates for improved access for cochlear implants.

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15th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children to Be Held in July

The CI2017 Pediatric Symposium will be held July 26-29, 2017 in San Francisco. Co-organized by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance, the
 Stanford University School of Medicine, and University of California San Francisco, the Symposium features a multi-specialty group of clinicians, educators and scientists exploring current topics having the greatest impact on improving pediatric cochlear implant outcomes. This year’s central topics will focus on music, technology, cognition, outcomes, indications, and delivery.

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