International Hearing Society:The International Hearing Society (IHS) is the nonprofit, professional association that represents Hearing Instrument Specialists. IHS advocates and supports the highest standard of professional competency, business integrity and excellence in serving the hearing impaired.
Healthy Hearing is the world's leading online information source on hearing aids, hearing loss, tinnitus, cochlear implants, hearing aid batteries, dizziness, and all other hearing health topics.
This web site has been established to increase public awareness of hearing impairment. This site is non- commercial, and does not favour any treatment, any particular hearing aid, or specific hearing aid manufacturer.
The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) is the national champion of tinnitus awareness, prevention, and treatment. Under its guiding principles - Education, Advocacy, Research, and Support - the ATA offers prevention programs in schools, urges governmental and private organizations to support hearing conservation, funds the nations brightest researchers, and facilitates self-help groups around the country.
Better Hearing Institute is a Hearing Healthcare site for Hearing Healthcare Professionals and Physicians
Founded in 1981, the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences (NBC-HIS) was created to establish a standardized test for measuring the competency of hearing health professionals. It is the only board certification program in the hearing healthcare industry accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.
NBC-HIS has become a benchmark for excellence in the hearing health industry and remains the only organization in the hearing industry with this endorsement. The National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences is dedicated to providing a standard of excellence and a strict Code of Ethics among hearing health professionals. We have come a long way in our 20 year history from our beginnings in the United States market to international expansion.
In an age of ever changing hearing technology there is a need for a standard of excellence.