Better Hearing Institute

 


BHI Media Interviews

PBS LogoThe following 9.5 minute documentary "Spotlight on Hearing Loss", which is introduced by Internet co-founder Dr. Vinton Cerf, discusses the value of hearing as well as the hearing healthcare process and the making of hearing aids. This documentary has been shown on National Public Television thousands of times.

 

Title: Martha Stewart Living Radio (host Dr. Brent Ridge Mt. Sinai Hospital)
Date: December 3, 2005
Dr. Sergei Kochkin, Executive Director of the Better Hearing Institute discusses the latest research on the impact of hearing aids on income, employability and quality of life; as well as advances in hearing aid technology and customer satisfaction with hearing aids. (12 minutes)

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Title: Radio Health Journal - Focus on Hearing Aids
Date: August 7, 2005
This 28-minute interview which was played on 400 radio stations across America covers all the key topics including: the prevalence of hearing loss, causes of hearing loss, the impact of hearing loss on quality of life, hearing aid technology and hearing loss prevention. Features an interview with Dr. Sergei Kochkin, Executive Director of the Better Hearing Institute with contributions by healthyhearing.com and the House Ear Institute.

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Title: Retirement Living Network: Advanced digital hearing aid technology
Date: Aired December 14, 2006 on Retirement Living Network and Comcast
Renowned gerontologist Dr. Alexis Abramson on her lifestyle show Daily Apple interviews Dr. Sergei Kochkin on advanced directional digital hearing aids (8 minutes)

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Title: Project Health Radio – Now Hear This
Date: Aired in November and December 2006
Dr. Sergei Kochkin discusses the impact of untreated hearing loss on quality of life, diagnosis of hearing loss and recent advancements in treatment. Tom Shaer visits with American icon Arnold Palmer about his personal experience with hearing loss and how he treated this fairly common problem. Arnie explains how hearing aids have improved his quality of life, including actually helping his golf game! (13 minutes)

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Title: Video News Release – Better Hearing & Speech Month
Date: Portions aired in May and June 2007
Dr. Sergei Kochkin discusses the impact of untreated hearing loss on income. Featuring Dr. Paul Pessis, President of the American Academy of Audiology along with three of his successful baby boomer clients. Portions of this video news release aired on more than 300 TV stations and 250 radio.

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Title: WGN TV: Hearing Less, Earn Less
Date: May 1, 2007
WGN airs nationwide the linkage between hearing loss and income loss based on BHI research (47 seconds)

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Title: MedUpdate as shown on CNN, MSNBC and CNBC: Hearing Loss and Income Loss – Better Hearing & Speech Month
Date: May 22, 2007
This 1 minute medical update features portions of BHI’s video news release on the link between hearing loss and income loss as part of our Better Hearing and Speech Month campaign in May 2007.

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Title: CNN Headline News: What Can You Do About Hearing Loss at ages 30-40-50
Date: June 2007
This three minute piece hosted by Tony Harris and Elizabeth Cohen discusses the impact of noise on hearing and what people in their 30’s, 40’s and 50’s should do to protect their hearing as well as care and treatment for hearing loss with hearing aids. BHI research on the hearing loss population is prominently displayed and discussed.

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Title: CNN Accent Health – Focus on Hearing Loss and Baby Boomers
Date: June 2007 (Physician waiting rooms)
This three minute documentary hosted by Robin Meade aired in 3,000 physician waiting rooms across the United States every day in the month of June 2007. It features interviews with baby boomer Psychologist Terry Real (the impact of hearing loss on his quality of life and the value of hearing aids in improving his life), Dr. Arthur Wingfield of Brandeis University (the link between hearing loss and memory loss) and Dr. Sergei Kochkin of the Better Hearing Institute (the impact of hearing loss on quality of life).

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