Clinical Guidance


April 2013 - American Cochlear Implant Alliance Posts comments for Washington State Technology Assessment of Bilateral Cochlear Implants

The Alliance filed follow-up comments on the efficacy of Bilateral Cochlear Implants for people with hearing loss.

December 2012 - Revised Recommendation for Pneumococcal Meningitis Vaccination for Adult Cochlear Implant Recipients

The Centers For Disease Control has recently revised the recommendation for pneumococcal meningitis vaccination for adult cochlear implant recipients. These recommendations were revised after recent studies on vaccine effectiveness in immunocompetent patients indicated that a change to the vaccine regimen may prove to be even more effective in preventing meningitis in these groups.

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