Community Announcements

  • MHS 2021 Annual Meeting Notice

    The Massachusetts Hearing Society (MHS) will be hosting a virtual education program and annual meeting on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.  The meeting will begin at 6:00 PM and is open to both members and guests. Pre registration is required to attend. The cost for non-members is $45.  Following the annual business meeting will be a legislative and regulatory update presented by Michael Andreozzi, BC-IHS, treasurer for the International Hearing Society. Attending the presentation will earn participants one continuing education credit towards their Massachusetts Hearing Instrument Specialist’s license.

    Guest presenter Michael Andreozzi, BC-IHS will provide a review of relevant legislative, regulatory, and other activities being undertaken by the federal government, agencies, work groups, and organizations that seek to address hearing health care policy. Included will be updates on the application of the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid act, Medicare proposals, Veterans’ care, World Health Organization activities, and much more. Michael will also review new resources and news from the International Hearing Society that affects the role and advancement of hearing health professionals in their knowledge, professionalism, and practice.

    Mr. Michael Andreozzi is CEO of Beltone New England, the largest hearing aid dispensing and audiology practice in the region. He has owned and operated over 125 Audiology and Hearing Aid retail locations in his 37 years in the hearing aid industry.  Michael has held positions with Beltone Florida, Beltone New York and Beltone Carolina. His 14 years of ownership in the Miracle-Ear franchise system gave him great roots and knowledge at a young age in large reach, single line hearing aid retail.  Michael currently serves on several boards and advisory boards, including The Board of Governors with International Hearing Aid Society, National Advisory Council at Beltone Electronics in Chicago and GN Hearing Care in Denmark and on the Energous Corporation Board of Advisors which is a leader in next generation of wireless power and wireless charging.

    To renew your annual membership click here and/or register for the Annual Meeting and Educational Program.

    Questions? Contact masshearingsociety@gmail.com.