Health tech startup sees hearing test market as ripe for disruption

Med City News logoClearwater Clinical, a Canadian medical device company, wants to address the challenges facing the hearing industry by developing a self-directed hearing test to help communities underserved by audiologists. In an interview with CEO Michael Weider, who pitched the company’s approach at the Venture+ Forum at HIMSS this week, he said he sees the tablet-based testing platform, called Shoebox, as a way to make hearing tests more accessible and portable.