Technologies and Marketplace Innovations to Improve Health Care Access and Outcomes
On Wednesday, June 28, 2023, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) will launch the new NIDCD Director’s Seminar Series: Advancing the Science of Communication to Improve Lives. The inaugural seminar, “Technologies and Marketplace Innovations to Improve Health Care Access and Outcomes,” will feature FDA Commissioner Robert M. Califf, M.D., who will discuss innovative strategies and technologies that move us toward more equitable and effective health care and public health. This will include the recent over-the-counter hearing aid final rule and the potential impact on hearing health innovation in the marketplace and access to hearing devices. Following Dr. Califf’s presentation, NIDCD Director Debara L. Tucci, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., will moderate a follow-up discussion with several NIH leaders.