Author Archives: AU Bankaitis

About AU Bankaitis

A.U. Bankaitis, PhD is a clinical Audiologist with extensive clinical, research, and business experience within the hearing industry. Dr. Bankaitis created this blog to educate her colleagues on viable product solutions for their patients and/or clinical practice.

When Your Hearing Aid Patient Needs Help with Business Phone

So, you successfully fit your patient with a high-end hearing aid with a streamer and all is wonderful in the world until they go to work.  They would like to have their business phone conversations streamed directly to their hearing … Continue reading

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Free Hamilton CapTel Noah Module Now Available!

Hamilton CapTel unveiled the new Hamilton CapTel Noah Module at the 65th Annual IHS Convention & Expo in Chicago last week, making it very easy for audiologists to provide captioned telephones to their patients with hearing loss at no cost. … Continue reading

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Decibullz – guest blog post by Natalie Phillips

I had the opportunity to check out a local company here in Fort Collins, Colorado, called Decibullz.  A friend introduced me to the company, as they wanted to reach into the Audiology community for feedback and input on their product … Continue reading

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Resource Information At Your Fingertips

If you have information at your fingertips, it means the information is convenient, easy to find, and easily accessible. The Oaktree Products website offers information at your fingertips beyond product details and pictures that will help you make informed decisions about your … Continue reading

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BANG! Free Webinar addressing damage from impulse noise & the effectiveness of hearing protection

Some of the most hazardous sounds we hear are brief sounds – noises from impacts and impulses. These arise from sources like household tools, construction, industrial noise, firecrackers, guns, and even automotive airbags. The progression of damage to the ear … Continue reading

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PerfectClean – guest blog post by C.J. Loeffler

The PerfectClean®, the first and only system in the world of its kind, is a patented electronic device specially developed for the safe and effective removal of earwax from all types of standard or custom hearing aids.  Each device comes … Continue reading

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Hush™, the World’s First Smart Earplugs – guest blog post by Daniel Lee

Snoring can be very disruptive to one’s sleep and has a much deeper negative impact than may be initially realized. Studies show that spouses lose more than an hour of sleep as a result of their snoring spouses.1  Also, the sleep … Continue reading

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Free app turns smart phone into ALD for TV listening

As previously mentioned in a guest post submitted for my colleague Gyl Kasewurm’s blog (see Hearing industry: rose bush full of thorns or thorn bush full of roses?), the hearing industry has been undergoing a drastic change, bringing the independent private … Continue reading

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