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Petit Institute researcher Saad Bhamla creates medical equipment for pennies on the dollar

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Petit Institute researcher Saad Bhamla creates medical equipment for pennies on the dollar

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Petit Institute researcher Saad Bhamla creates medical equipment for pennies on the dollar

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When Saad Bhamla noticed one of his students having trouble with his hearing aid, he asked the student about it and discovered the high cost of the sputtering device and found that hearing aids aren’t covered by insurance, yet they are necessary for a good quality of life.

So Bhamla decided he would create an affordable hearing aid that anyone can use. He and his team are now working on an ambitious ultra low-cost hearing aid, that would potentially cost less than a dollar.

Read the whole story and listen to the podcast from Georgia Tech's College of Engineering right here.

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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

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Bioengineering and Bioscience, Electronics and Nanotechnology
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frugal science, go-PetitInstitute, hearing aids, Medical Devices
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  • Created By: Jerry Grillo
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jun 6, 2019 - 8:48am
  • Last Updated: Jun 6, 2019 - 8:49am