CI Futures Forum: Cost Implications of CIs

Ensuring that people with hearing loss who could benefit from a CI receive one is not only beneficial for the individual’s wellbeing but improves their chances of employment. This reduces the cost of social care and welfare budgets. It is a cost effective intervention for health systems and has the potential to save money on other health related costs.

Watch the presentations from this webinar here

Chair: Pádraig Kitterick

Presenters: Brian Lamb, Helen Cullington, Henry Cutler, Ann-Marie Dickinson and Megan Quilter

WHO ‘Focus on Hearing Screening’ Webinar Series

series of webinars focusing on individual target groups and a call for action, welcoming proposals from state actors including partners and stakeholders for holistic and sustainable implementation of hearing screening their countries’ target population.

Hearing in Later Life Convention – IFA 2021

A Multi-stakeholder Convention in Anticipation of the Lancet Commission Report on Reducing the Global Burden of Hearing Loss.

The convention will act as an international platform specifically convened to stimulate policy discussions with key decision makers from government, industry, audiology, and civil society on the issue hearing loss among older adults.

Adult Hearing Screening

Presented by Jennifer Deal, PhD epidemiologist and gerontologist with expertise in cognitive aging.

Dr. Deal is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Cochlear Implant Innovation, Research and Advancement (CIRCA) Workshop

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Medical Device Epidemiology Network (MDEpiNet) are cosponsoring a Cochlear Implants Innovation, Research and Advancement (CIRCA) Virtual Workshop, to be held February 1-2, 2022.

The goal of the workshop is to gain a better understanding of the current landscape of cochlear implants and their related regulatory processes, and to contribute best practices to strengthen the research and clinical infrastructure to capture and assess patients experience with cochlear implants.

World Hearing Day 2022

On World Hearing Day 2022, WHO will focus on the importance of safe listening as a means of maintaining good hearing across the life course.

In 2021, WHO launched the World report on hearing that highlighted the increasing number of people living with and at risk of hearing loss. It highlighted noise control as one of the seven key H.E.A.R.I.N.G. interventions and stressed the importance of mitigating exposure to loud sounds.

HHC Webinar: Audiology Reimbursement

Register here for the next in a series of webinars aimed at educating hearing professionals.

A review and discussion of the impact to access to care with Ian Windmill, PhD