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Anna Mueller, MS

Anna Mueller is Transonic Marketing's resident jack-of-all-trades combining her Masters in Biomedical Engineering, Inbound Marketing Certificate and love of technology to manage everything from technical manuals to social media.

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How to Deal with an Upset Patient

Posted by Anna Mueller, MS on Sep 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

As a physician, you strive to provide the best care for your patients. So you may feel a bit unsettled — even hurt — when a patient you’ve cared for takes his or her frustrations out on you or your staff.

Everyone gets upset now and then. But add in the stress of dealing with a medical issue, and it can be easier for patients to take their frustrations out on their providers.

Thankfully, there are ways to spot a patient’s fear or anger early on and help diffuse it. Here’s how to deal with an upset patient.

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Technology in Medicine: 5 Stats for Doctors and Patients

Posted by Anna Mueller, MS on Dec 7, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Thanks to technological advances like the internet and smartphones, patients and doctors have a seemingly endless stream of information at their fingertips. Patients no longer have to wait for a doctor’s phone call to get test results and can view all their information from anywhere in the world.

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3 Interesting Facts About How Patients Review Doctors

Posted by Anna Mueller, MS on Oct 19, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Thanks to rising deductibles and premiums, potential patients are starting to take a more active role in choosing their healthcare providers. And like any other major purchase, research is finding that most consumers are turning to reviews to help them pick the right doctor or hospital.

Here are some interesting facts about how patients review doctors.

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Topics: Hospital Administration

Technology Trends Impacting Cardiothoracic Surgery You Need to Know

Posted by Anna Mueller, MS on Aug 15, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Cardiothoracic surgery, Twitter chats and website design may not seem like the perfect combination, but when it comes to accessing the latest journal articles, connecting with patients and expanding your practice, they can be invaluable.

At the 2016 STS Annual Meeting, a panel of cardiothoracic experts shared how these and other internet technology trends are impacting cardiothoracic surgery.

Here are three technology trends impacting cardiothoracic surgery you need to know:

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Topics: Cardiothoracic, CABG Surgery

4 Hemodialysis & Kidney Care Resources to Follow on Twitter

Posted by Anna Mueller, MS on Apr 29, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Twitter can be used for more than keeping up with pop culture and current events. The social network can be a useful tool for receiving quick, current hemodialysis and kidney care developments, whether you’re using your phone on your lunch break or catching up on some late-night television.

Here are four hemodialysis resources and kidney care resources to follow on Twitter.

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Topics: Hemodialysis

4 Hospital Leadership Resources to Follow on Twitter

Posted by Anna Mueller, MS on Nov 20, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Journals and industry associations are great places to stay abreast of the latest news that can affect your hospital. But did you know Twitter can also serve as a quick resource for keeping up with these developments? We’ve put together a short list of resources to follow on Twitter.

Here are 4 Hospital Leadership Resources to Follow on Twitter

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Topics: Hospital Administration

Technologies that Could Save Your Hospital Money and Improve Patient Outcomes

Posted by Anna Mueller, MS on Oct 26, 2015 6:30:00 AM

In 2014, nearly $3 trillion was spent on healthcare. Of that, it is estimated $765 billion was lost to inefficiencies, errors, redundancy, overutilization, and unnecessary variation in clinical practices.

Looking at the above numbers, it is no wonder cost savings is one of the biggest challenges in healthcare. You have to figure out how and where to save money without negatively affecting the experience of patients or outcomes. While it might seem like an expensive luxury, the right medical technologies can provide better care for more patients at lower costs.

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Topics: Hospital Administration, Cardiothoracic

4 Cardiothoracic Resources to Follow on Twitter

Posted by Anna Mueller, MS on Sep 18, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Whether you want to connect with fellow peers, find a mentor, or are just curious about the world of cardiothoracic surgery, Twitter offers an array of resources. We took a look at the social networking site and picked four cardiothoracic surgeons that are worth checking out. Here they are:

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Topics: Cardiothoracic

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