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Register for the Conference in Los Angeles at the House Ear institute on Oct 19-21, 2023

Registration is now open for the Coalition for Global Hearing Health Conference in Los Angeles at the House Ear institute on Oct 19-21, 2023. As you know, the CGHH Conference is the premier and largest gathering of people working together to deliver hearing services to low resource areas and to make hearing loss a global priorityThe Los Angeles meeting will be our 11th in person conference and our first after the pandemic, so we are very excited to see everyone again and to learn from each other. We had a wonderful response to our call for abstracts and have accepted over 50 scientific presentations for the main plenary session. In addition, we are happy to offer 10 excellent pre-conference seminars on a wide variety of topics, including an all-day Surgical Dissection Temporal Bone Laboratory on Cochlear implantation. 

As always, what makes this conference a real success is your participation. 

Please register at the link belowYou are the heart of this event and we are looking forward to catching up with you in Los Angeles.  

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Global Hearing Health Conference on October 19-21, 2023

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Come join us for Coalition for Global Hearing Health Conference on October 19-21, 2023

The long-awaited return of the live, in-person CGHH Annual Meeting was announced last week at the International Federation of Otolaryngological Society (IFOS) meeting in Dubai. This conference is the premier opportunity for hearing healthcare professionals, educators,  and advocates to share our experiences and explore ways that we can work together to make hearing health a global priority. Share your research and network with others that share your interests and commitment to this cause.

This year, we are delighted to partner with the House Ear Institute and the PIH Good Samaritan Hospital Campus in Los Angeles, California. The abstract submission portal will be open soon. Please stay tuned for more details.

We are all looking forward to seeing you in Los Angeles and to sharing an outstanding conference together!

World Hearing Day 2023

The Coalition is proud to support the World Hearing Day by administering the CGHH-WHO Small Grant Program as well as the official registration and reporting website ( 

Last year we processed reports for 511 activities in 84 countries around the globe. With support from the WHO, European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association, and the House Ear Foundation we awarded over $32,000 in small grant support last year.

We are looking forward to World Hearing Day 2023 with a focus on Ear and Hearing Care for the Primary Care Provider. Start planning your activities today!

Software in the Healthcare Industry

If the need for comprehensive healthcare software solutions existed before COVID-19 ravaged the globe, today, it has become critical (and urgent). In the weeks and months following the onset of the pandemic, hospitals and medical services have turned to technology to facilitate diagnosis, provide online medication refills, treatment, and patient management.

A hospital’s EHR system needs to be ready and able to support these workflows without adding additional stress or burden to the already overburdened staff caring for patients during a time of crisis / emergency operations mode, this is why the use of software like an Electronic Health Record EMR Software is so beneficial. From transforming health management to drastically reducing the number of errors and mistakes that affect hospitals and practices every day of the year – there is simply no room for error when it comes to patient health and care.

Medical practice management software offers many rich benefits to users looking to accelerate their digital migration ambitions including:

• Reducing administrative overheads through automation of routine tasks

• Increasing efficiency by streamlining workflow processes and improving communication between departments and staff teams within organizations as well as with external stakeholders such as patients and insurance companies.

• Improving patient outcomes by reducing medical errors and increasing the accuracy of clinical documentation and reporting using real-time information exchange systems to improve collaboration across facilities and services within the healthcare system.

Just like healthcare report errors, the realm of pharmaceutical mixing also encounters its own set of challenges. Whether in pharmaceuticals or chemical manufacturing, organizations seek to optimize their processes, and software solutions like those offered at play a pivotal role. the benefits of software for industrial mixing, including increased efficiency, reduced errors, and enhanced collaboration, make it a compelling prospect for organizations striving for precision and excellence in their mixing processes.

While the benefits of adopting an electronic health record software are clear and compelling for healthcare organizations of all sizes in the public and private sectors alike – there remains a significant challenge in terms of adoption rates and the successful implementation of new solutions at scale across the entire healthcare sector worldwide due to a variety of factors ranging from a lack of resources to support large-scale implementations through to concerns about data security and regulatory concerns around data ownership and sharing when exchanging patient data between different healthcare facilities or services within a single organization.

One of the key benefits of electronic health records is their ability to integrate with other medical technologies and devices, such as browse scales, which can help healthcare professionals accurately monitor and track patients’ weight and other vital signs in real-time. By incorporating such devices into an EHR system, healthcare providers can ensure that they have access to up-to-date information on their patient’s health and well-being, which can help them to make better-informed decisions about treatment plans and care options. To learn more about how EHRs can benefit your organization and help you to improve patient outcomes, visit website today.

Given the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the impact of the coronavirus on the global economy and its impact on the healthcare industry in particular over the coming months and beyond as governments around the world implement measures to contain the spread of the virus and reduce its impact on the population at large while limiting the number of casualties and economic losses that arise from the outbreak of the disease and the associated economic fallout caused by reduced consumer spending and reduced demand for goods and services in the wider economy as a whole as a result of social distancing restrictions and other containment efforts designed to slow the rate of infection and slow the rate at which new cases of the disease are diagnosed and treated in hospitals and medical institutions across the country and around the world – now is the perfect time to invest in a comprehensive solution that will streamline your operations and enhance your patient care capabilities both now and in the future as the recovery process begins.

Hearing Health in the Elderly

There are many causes of age-related hearing loss. Most commonly, it arises from changes in the inner ear as we age, (known as sensorineural or “nerve deafness”) which is usually followed by additional loss in the mid-ear and outer ear as the years progress usually resulting in a complete inability to hear in unaided conditions by the age of about sixty-five years old in all but a minority of cases who either wear hearing aids or have cochlear implants.

Hearing loss can also be caused by viral or bacterial infections, heart conditions or stroke. Certain medications can also lead to deafness if not monitored closely by a doctor and swallowed as directed; this is known as ototoxicity when medication-induced hearing loss occurs from drugs not meant for otologic purposes but which have negative effects on the hearing system including the cochlea and the auditory nerve pathways to the brain, this is mainly important to know when patients stay at a memory care community, it’s essential to always ask the caregiver to monitor all the medication.

As age-related hearing loss is a common occurrence among the elderly population, it highlights the need for elderly care facilities that cater to the specific needs of the elderly population. Facilities like offer various amenities, including hearing aid support, that help to ensure a comfortable and safe living environment for seniors with hearing loss. With trained staff and specialized care programs, elderly care facilities can provide personalized care for elderly patients and ensure that their needs are met. In this way, they can improve the quality of life for the elderly and provide them with a safe and nurturing environment to thrive.

Age-related hearing loss most often occurs in both ears, affecting them equally. The effects of age-related changes in the ear also can appear in different combinations for different people: loss of hearing in one frequency or in both; difficulty understanding high-pitched sounds versus low-pitched ones or those intelligibly heard only in the distance as opposed to those overheard by one’s conversation partner at arm’s length away. Hearing loss due to age is much more common than permanent deafness (acquired before one reaches adulthood) and typically affects people in their later years of life over a range of ages between around late 40s to early 80s depending on gender and personal predispositions.

If you know of an elderly who has difficulty hearing, we suggest to visit a Hearing Care Professional to see what solutions are available. Although hearing loss with age is inevitable, there are some steps you can take to prevent your hearing loss from getting worse. 92% of those experiencing some form of hearing impairment are above the age of sixty years old and this can largely be attributed to years of exposure to loud noises. Make sure you get regular physical examinations from your general practitioner as different medical conditions can have an adverse effect on your sense of sound especially as we age and our immune system weakens as we become less active. For senior with disabilities, investing in a hospital bed can provide enhanced comfort and support. For further information on hospital beds, click now.