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Should Audiologists Recommend Hearing Aid Apps? My answer is ‘yes’

2017-11-13T12:19:47+00:00

In an recent interview with Everyday Hearing I explain the reasons why I often recommend my clients hearing aid apps. Below a summary. It makes one wonder if the same opportunity awaits hearing care professionals. Therein lies an infinite debate. Should they stick to premium hearing aids or should they also recommend cheaper solutions such as OTC hearing aids, PSAPs (Personal Sound Amplification Products) or even augmented hearing mobile apps? When we asked this question to audiologist Birgitte Hansen of Hearing Home GmbH, she provided a straightforward answer. Ms. Hansen has helped more than 2000 clients over the past -ten years as a premium reseller for Phonak products. With that in mind, she makes her recommendations with the goal to build long-term relationships via the highest possible satisfaction guarantee she can give. For her, it’s not just about closing the deal. To that end, she recently started a collaboration with the start-up Fennex. This company provides an augmented hearing app that starts its solution with a hearing test so it can amplify sound selectively, also with wireless headphones. Ms. Hansen says she’s actively recommending it to some of [...]

Should Audiologists Recommend Hearing Aid Apps? My answer is ‘yes’ 2017-11-13T12:19:47+00:00