Ida Institute

The Ida Institute is an independent, non-profit organization working to integrate person-centered care in hearing rehabilitation. We aim to enable people with hearing loss to take an active role in their care by expressing their needs and preferences. Together with hearing care professionals around the world, we develop free tools and resources to strengthen the counseling process. Our website is a collaborative space where we invite you to share knowledge, information and resources.

Latest News

Inspired by Ida: A Label of Quality for Person-Centered Care

FRI APR 20, 2018

The Ida Institute has launched Inspired by Ida, a new program that allows hearing care professionals to enhance their counseling skills and differentiate their practice through person-centered care.

Ida Advisory Board Meets at AAA 2018 in Nashville

THU APR 19, 2018

The full-day meeting included a round-up of Ida activities as well as updates on new research and relevant developments from our Advisory Board members on the healthcare systems in their respective countries.

Ida Institute at AAA 2018 Conference in Nashville

FRI APR 13, 2018

The Ida Institute will be attending this year’s AAA (previously AudiologyNOW) conference in Nashville, Tennessee with a booth and different presentations on our tools and methods.

Helping people hear is about knowing how to listen. The Ida Institute is a nonprofit founded in 2007 with a grant from the Oticon Foundation with the goal of bringing person-centered care to hearing healthcare.

Ask questions, join discussions, and take courses on person-centered care to earn CEUs at home or on the go.

Our tools are developed in collaboration with hearing care professionals to bring person-centered care into daily practice.


Learn more about the Ida Institute benchmark of quality for person-centered care