Tag: hearing aids



NJ Health Insurers May Cover Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants

New Jersey State-regulated health insurers may soon be required to cover hearing aids and cochlear implants for individuals under 21 years of age, thanks to a bill sponsored by Senator Vince Polistina that was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

Chatable Launches AI V3.0 Edge On-chip Inline DNN

Chatable (HAAC Ltd) announced in a white paper – “Breaking Through the 6ms Latency Barrier” – what the company describes as “a dramatic fundamental breakthrough in artificial intelligence (AI) for conversation enhancement.” The white paper introduces Chatable AI v3.0 Edge: “the first on-chip inline deep neural network (DNN) for direct audio processing that has no perceptible latency.”

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IHS 2021 Convention to be Held August 12-14 in San Diego

The 69th Annual International Hearing Society Convention will be held—in person!—on August 12-14 at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego. This year’s convention offers up to 9.5 CEUs, deep dives into the hottest topics in hearing healthcare, and networking with peers, subject-matter experts, and industry leaders.

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A Digital Therapeutic and Hearing Health Coach for Enhancing First-time Hearing Aid Experiences

Developed under an NIH research grant, Amptify is an online aural rehabilitation program and Hearing Health Coach that engages patients and enhances the new hearing aid experience without incurring additional time on the part of a patient’s audiologist. As teleaudiology becomes more commonplace, it is highly likely that Amptify will be the first of many digital therapeutics for the treatment of hearing loss.

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Expanding Access to Hearing Care

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently published the ‘World Report on Hearing’ complete with a multi-faceted strategy for increasing access to hearing healthcare. HR interviews Amyn Amlani regarding his opinions on matters such as Medicare and financing options.

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