60% of AUDIENT participants are between the ages
of 71 - 90.
66% are women.
Over 60% are first time users.
55% earn under $20 income; more
than half of which are
71% are single, one person families.
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|User Satisfaction Survey
Shows Satisfied Patients|
by Mike Langhout
routinely surveys each patient receiving products and
This important survey has been in effect since
our beginning in 2004.
Health Organization form we ask our providers to utilize
for this purpose is known as the IOI - HA, or
International Outcomes Inventory on Hearing Aids
form. It is
a seven question survey, and is focused on user
experience and continued user satisfaction.
from the IOI - HA survey each month. Official results will
be published next spring through Vanderbilt
University, but we can report that the results are
review of initial survey results is as
1. 86% of
respondents wear their hearing aids more than 4 hours a
2. 82% said
that their new hearing aids help them in the worst
3. 70% of
respondents indicated little remaining difficulty
hearing in the worst
4. 85% say
that getting help for their hearing loss was worth
5. 69% share
that their hearing difficulties have little effect on
6. 79% feel
that their hearing difficulties hardly bother anyone
7. 80% said that their enjoyment of life
is much better.
|Issue: # 3
Welcome to our third newsletter, and
our first utilizing the electronic
format. We want to take this opportunity to
thank all who have joined the AUDIENT ALLIANCE.
Because of partners like you, those populations that are
challenged finacially have hope for their hearing
ALLIANCE could not be possible without the help of
so many professionals like you who are dedicated to
humanitarian hearing health
In this email, we have attempted
to give you useful and informative brief summary
articles, with a link showing you more about each
We'd like to hear from you, so please let
us know if you enjoyed this newsletter.
If you would like to see articles on other
subjects, feel free to send us your ideas, and we
will make every effort to report on your comments
or ideas in future
|New Suppliers and Custom Products.
help of AUDIENT manufacturing partners,
patients can have access to Oticon, Phonak, Siemens, and
Widex fully digital BTE and ITE custom hearing
instruments at affordable costs. Westone and
Precision Labs provide ear molds to AUDIENT
patients as well.
network of nearly 1,000 AUDIENT providers serve
patients directly and witness the looks on their faces
when they receive their new digital hearing aids.
and domestic resource partners and hearing
advocacy groups talk about AUDIENT to their
Financing options for patients are available
through GE Care Credit, or the various state level
assistive device financing
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|Growth thanks to
witnessed the growth of the AUDIENT Alliance for
Accessible Hearing Care. Through your products, services, and
referrals, thousands are receiving services. By
partnering with AUDIENT, you
have made it
possible for thousands of income qualified patients
to receive the gift of hearing.
AUDIENT thanks its many
friends and supporters. You can be
proud to be a part of a growing Humanitarian hearing
Without your active involvement in the AUDIENT
Alliance, the needs of those who could not otherwise
afford the cost would not be met.
AUDIENT, an alliance for accessible hearing care,
is designed to assist income qualified
hard of hearing people - nationwide
- to access quality hearing aids and related
significantly reduced costs. Visit our
website www.audientalliance.org or call
AUDIENT toll-free at 1-877-AUDIENT