Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Remote Implant Options Approved

The U.S. government has given the world's largest cochlear implant maker permission to have follow-up programming sessions remotely. Cochlear Limited says the FDA approval will enable remote care for Nucleus Cochlear Implant recipients and clinicians. A Colorado audiologist says, "This approval will open the door for so many cochlear implant patients who have trouble accessing continued care because they can't travel to an implant center." Read more about the effort here.