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Experts raise awareness of link between dementia & hearing loss

A summit has taken place in 2019 bringing together experts to discuss the connection between hearing loss as a risk factor in developing dementiaA cross-sector summit has taken place bringing together experts to discuss the connection between hearing loss as a risk factor in developing dementia. The event was convened by the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) at the Royal College of Practitioners in London. It was attended by BIHIMA Chairman Paul Surridge, The Ear […]

New Eurotrak data reveals the economic benefit of hearing devices

Recent research from the Eurotrak 2018 study reveals the significant cost-saving for European economies as a result of people wearing hearing devices. The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has recently released the UK data from the latest Eurotrak study, which contains some vital conclusions for the hearing industry and for wider society, […]

Hearing technology manufacturers seek input from audiologists

Hearing technology manufacturers seek input from audiologistsThe British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has announced that it is bringing together a panel of experts in audiology that they will consult twice a year.  Their aim is to ensure the technology developed by their members is influenced by the knowledge and expertise of audiologists, and so that BIHIMA’s contribution to […]

Hearing technology manufacturers call for EU response to hearing loss

Hearing technology manufacturers call for EU response to hearing lossThe British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) works closely with its European counterpart EHIMA, and has lent its support to their recent efforts to raise awareness of hearing loss with EU policy makers. EHIMA submitted a parliamentary question to the European Commission in July, which has now received an engaged response from ministers. […]

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