HCS Response to COVID-19

To our Hearing Care Solutions patients and partners-   We value your health above all else. HCS is working to do our part to protect the well-being of our patients, health plan partners, providers and employees as we learn more about COVID-19.   COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. Therefore, HCS has…

An exchange or a return?

Exchange When a patient is not happy with their hearing aid(s), or is needing to move from one type of model or style to better suit their hearing needs, this is called an exchange. In this case, the original set of hearing aid(s) would need to be returned back to the manufacturer by the provider…

Oticon releases a new study on restaurant noise

A newly released study of 50 restaurants in major US markets found that the noise levels during peak Saturday dining hours reach up to 79 decibels.   The study is part of Oticon’s media outreach program, driving awareness of the challenges people with hearing loss face in noisy environments. Restaurants included in the study were…

Hearing Difficulty may heighten the risk of accidental injury

Researchers at University of California, Irvine examined data collected from over 232 millions of respondents in the National Health Interview Survey, to find out the relationship between accidental injuries and hearing health.   The respondents ranked their hearing health status into a number of categories, from excellent to deaf. Researchers then investigated the respondents’ history…