The IHS Board of Governors have named Alissa Parady as executive director of IHS. Formerly the IHS Director of Government and Chapter Affairs, Parady will work closely with the IHS Board to execute their strategic initiatives to the benefit of the hearing healthcare professionals who comprise IHS membership.
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On June 24, the IHS teamed up with Miracle-Ear to visit more than 100 congressional offices in support of IHS’ Fit to Serve campaign and related bi-partisan federal legislation, HR 353/S 564, which seeks to improve veterans’ access to critical hearing healthcare services.Read More
The US Department of Labor (DOL), awarded the IHS certification for new National Guidelines for Apprenticeship Standards for Hearing Aid Specialists. The Hearing Aid Specialist Certified Apprenticeship is a two-year program.Read More
Julia Beall-McKelvey donated $15,000 to the International Hearing Society’s (IHS) advocacy fund in support of the Fit to Serve campaign which is designed to widen veterans’ access to hearing healthcare services via licensed hearing aid specialists.Read More
The 2014 International Hearing Society (IHS) Meeting offered over 50 exhibits of the latest products and services, nearly 20 seminars and educational sessions, preconvention workshops on ear impressions, tympanometry, and tinnitus therapy, as well as keynote presentations about leadership and entrepreneurialism. It also offered an Industry Leadership Panel that provided perspectives from many of the largest hearing aid manufacturers and distributors both in the United States and abroad.Read More
A bill to advance the goal of Fit to Serve, an International Hearing Society campaign to give hearing aid specialists a greater role in caring for veterans with hearing problems, was debated during a March 27 hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health.Read More