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Over the next few months, we'll be talking to some of the hearing industry's biggest movers and shakers to learn about the disruptive products and services that are starting to make inroads into the vast underserved community of people with untreated hearing loss. We'll also speak with a number of key hearing industry insiders to learn about the scientific and technological advancements that are driving the better results when it comes to hearing your phone, your television, your loved ones, and yes, even hearing better in background noise.

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Over the next few months, we'll be talking to some of the hearing industry's biggest movers and shakers to learn about the disruptive products and services that are starting to make inroads into the vast underserved community of people with untreated hearing loss. We'll also speak with a number of key hearing industry insiders to learn about the scientific and technological advancements that are driving the better results when it comes to hearing your phone, your television, your loved ones, and yes, even hearing better in background noise.

    Future Hearing Aids with Kevin Franck, PhD, MBA

    Future Hearing Aids with Kevin Franck, PhD, MBA

    In Episode 7 of the Hearing Tracker Podcast, we had the pleasure of interviewing Kevin Franck, PhD, MBA, Director of Audiology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Faculty at Harvard Medical School. In the interview, Dr. Franck discusses the future of hearing aids and hearing healthcare in United States, with a focus on disruptive technology and how he sees over-the-counter hearing aids improving access to hearing help.

    Full transcript here: https://www.hearingtracker.com/podcast/future-hearing-aids-with-kevin-franck-phd-mba

    Music sample from: https://kilowatts.bandcamp.com/track/celebration


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    • 32 min
    Communication Accessibility with Tina Childress

    Communication Accessibility with Tina Childress

    In Episode 6 of the Hearing Tracker Podcast, we had the pleasure of interviewing Tina Childress, an Educational Audiologist and late-deafened adult with bilateral cochlear implants. In the interview, Tina discusses her passion for improving accessibility, with a focus on cutting-edge tech solutions like automatic speech recognition (ASR). She also discusses how communication has changed in the COVID-19 era and what you can do to stay connected.

    You can find all Tina's resources, including lists and charts, at 

    http://bit.ly/TinaChildressResources

    Highlights:  


    Tina's blog - http://tinachildressaud.com
    Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/SeeHearCommunicationMatters
    YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/hlpuears
    The Knowledge Base - http://connect-hear.com
    Social bookmarking page - https://raindrop.io/collection/2806620 

    DHH-focused mental health resources:  


    http://deafcounseling.com 
    http://convorelay.com/covid19-resources 
    http://handsandvoices.org/resources/OUR/expand.htm 
    http://nationaldeaftherapy.com/covidresources 
    http://nationaldeafcenter.org/resources 
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/650214112437618/


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    • 33 min
    ReSound One with Laurel Christensen, PhD @ GN Hearing

    ReSound One with Laurel Christensen, PhD @ GN Hearing

    In Episode 5 of the Hearing Tracker Podcast, we had the pleasure of interviewing Laurel Christensen, PhD, Chief Audiology Officer at GN Hearing. Dr Christensen discusses the latest hearing-enhancement technologies developed by GN, including the new M&RIE (microphone-and-receiver-in-ear) hearing aid form factor, which improves sound quality, sound localization, and wind noise.   

    The new M&RIE is available in the following hearing devices: 

    ReSound One - https://www.hearingtracker.com/hearing-aids/resound-one

    Beltone Imagine - https://www.hearingtracker.com/hearing-aids/beltone-imagine


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    • 30 min
    The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) During COVID Times with Barbara Kelley

    The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) During COVID Times with Barbara Kelley

    In Episode 4 of the Hearing Tracker Podcast, we had the pleasure of interviewing Barbara Kelley, the current Executive Director of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA).  Kelley discusses the challenges her organization has faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. To keep members safe, the HLAA converted its annual in-person convention into a virtual research symposium, and numerous Walk4Hearing fundraising events were moved online. Throughout the pandemic, the HLAA has continued to serve as a critical support hub for people with hearing loss.


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    • 32 min
    Dementia and Hearing Loss with Dr Nicholas Reed @ Johns Hopkins

    Dementia and Hearing Loss with Dr Nicholas Reed @ Johns Hopkins

    In Episode 3 of the Hearing Tracker Podcast, we had the pleasure of interviewing Nicholas Reed, AuD, assistant professor in the Departments of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.   

    Dr. Reed discusses his recent work with the ACHIEVE Trial, which is exploring the causal effect that may exist between hearing loss and dementia. He also talks about the importance of best-practice audiological care, especially as it relates to the oncoming over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aid era. Lastly, Dr. Reed highlights the importance of hearing loss accessibility in healthcare settings, with some actionable suggestions for administrators looking to improve accessibility. 


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    • 59 min
    Telehealth, Telecoils, and Bluetooth, with Doctor Cliff, AuD

    Telehealth, Telecoils, and Bluetooth, with Doctor Cliff, AuD

    In Episode 2 of the Hearing Tracker Podcast, we had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Cliff Olson. Dr Olson is a Board Certified Audiologist and founder of Applied Hearing Solutions in Phoenix, Arizona. He is also an internationally recognized YouTube personality who covers topics related to hearing loss, hearing aids, and hearing care on his channel "Doctor Cliff, AuD". In our interview, Doctor Cliff discusses teleaudiology (telehealth for hearing care), telecoils, Bluetooth, hearables, and more.

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    Full transcript available at https://www.hearingtracker.com/podcast/telehealth-telecoils-and-bluetooth-with-doctor-cliff-aud




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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

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StingRay 3:16 ,

Excellent interviews, host and guests

I’m really enjoying the first few episodes of this podcast by Hearing Tracker. Host Steven Taddei is an excellent interviewer and the guests are fantastic. Highly recommend to anyone interested in the happenings of the hearing industry.

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