New hearing devices combine high-performance, style
03 / 17 / 2008
Maria Nelson, Media Relations
Affinity Health System
(920) 554-0686 (pager)
OSHKOSH, Wis. – A new and exclusive series of sleek, triangular-shaped hearing devices is giving people with hearing loss a boost in sound quality, speech understanding and cutting-edge style.
Dr. Candy McGinnis, an audiologist with Affinity Medical Group on Koeller Street in Oshkosh, is among the first hearing care professionals to offer the new hearing solutions that feature stylish modern designs enabling people to choose hearing solutions that are unique and individual extensions of their personalities and lifestyles.
“The new Delta Lifestyle Edition hearing solutions combine the best of two worlds, merging cosmetic advantages with the most advanced digital technology,” McGinnis said. “With the new hearing solutions, I am able to fit more than 80 percent of my patients with a hearing device that they want and can continue to wear, even if their hearing loss progresses.”
“The Delta Lifestyle Editions offer people with hearing loss colorful and stylish choices that, for the first time, allow them to make a very personal statement about their lifestyles and passions,” McGinnis said. “More importantly, the three new Lifestyle Editions feature state-of-the-art digital technology to provide unprecedented sound quality and speech understanding so that people with hearing loss can fully enjoy hobbies and other lifestyle pursuits.”
The new Delta devices come in three styles:
- Fairways—featuring faux golf ball pebbling
- In Bloom—featuring a modern flower-print
- Adventure—a black-and-white Zebra print.
For more information on the new Delta Lifestyle Edition hearing devices and hearing health contact Dr. Candy McGinnis at (920) 223-7330, or visit www.affinityhealth.org.
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For the Editor:
Affinity Health System, a faith-based regional health care network, is the Fox Valley’s second-largest employer, according to the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry. For the fourth consecutive year, Affinity has been named one of the nation’s top 64 health systems based on clinical performance according to Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care. For ten consecutive years, Affinity Health System has been named to the SDI (formerly Verispan) Integrated Health Network Top 100, an annual assessment of the 100 most highly integrated health care networks in the nation. Both St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton and Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh rank among the top 1 percent of hospitals nationwide in terms of quality and efficiency, as determined by the 2007 Premier | CareScience Select practice National Quality Award. Members of Affinity include Mercy Medical Center and Mercy Health Foundation, Oshkosh; St. Elizabeth Hospital and the St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, Appleton; Affinity Medical Group, a regional network of 25 family practice and specialty clinics – 22 of which are recognized as NCQA Level III medical homes, the highest level of recognition – in 14 communities; Calumet Medical Center, Chilton; and Affinity Occupational Health.