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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Baha Fitting Software (BFS)
Baha Fitting Software (BFS) Technology

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Description: Baha Fitting Software functions as a hearing and fitting software solution for in-situ threshold measurements and adjustments. The technology features several programming applications designed to assist in the fitting of bone conduction implants in patients. The software also contains a data logging dashboard that monitors the sound levels of the patient`s implant and provides insights for professionals to utilize during follow-up visits. Baha Fitting Software contains a Bluetooth wireless accessory dashboard that allows professionals to pair, un-pair, and view an overview of accessories that may have been paired to the sound processor since the last visit. Additionally, this technology can perform a feedback analysis and save the patient`s information for future reference.

This technology stores data in NOAH`s centralized database. NOAH uses a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database to transmit and store data. The NOAH software is where patient data is actively maintained and saved.

Note: There is no specific product page for this technology and thus the vendor webpage is used in its place.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v24.1
Decision Date: 01/17/2024 at 19:24:39 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Cochlear
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (01/17/2024 at 19:24:39 UTC).