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Susan Eymann, MS

Susan Eymann is a medical writer with over 20 years of experience covering topics related to intraoperative blood flow measurement. She is also the author of the handbook, Flow-based Intraoperative Coronary Artery Bypass Patency Assurance, which has been widely recognized as one of the most valuable publications on graft patency currently in circulation. Susan holds a Master's of Science degree in Biology from Penn State University.

Recent Posts

Profile of Excellence: Dr. Richard A. Jonas

Posted by Susan Eymann, MS on Feb 12, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Chief, Cardiac Surgery, Children’s National Health System
86th AATS President (2005-2006)

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Topics: Cardiothoracic

Profile of Excellence: Dr. John A. Waldhausen

Posted by Susan Eymann, MS on Feb 7, 2018 7:31:00 AM

Former Professor and Chair, Dept. of Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine
72th AATS President (1991-1992)

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Topics: Cardiothoracic

Profile of Excellence: Dr. Thomas L. Spray

Posted by Susan Eymann, MS on Jan 31, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
89th AATS President (2008-2009)

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Topics: Cardiothoracic

10 Keys to Physician Leadership: Dr. Floyd D. Loop

Posted by Susan Eymann, MS on Jan 29, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Past CEO Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cardiothoracic Surgeon;
78th AATS President (1997-1998)

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Cardiostart: Fighting Cardiovascular Disease in Undeveloped Countries

Posted by Susan Eymann, MS on Jan 24, 2018 7:25:00 AM

Of the 56.4 million deaths worldwide in 2015, ischemic heart disease (IHD) and strokeaccounted for a combined 15 million deaths. Of these two, IHD is the single largest cause of death worldwide, causing 7,249,000 deaths in 2008 or 12.7% of total global mortality. Eighty percent of those were from poor and middle-income countries.

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Topics: Cardiovascular

Giving Back: Emily Farkas MD, Humanitarian Surgeon

Posted by Susan Eymann, MS on Jan 22, 2018 7:29:00 AM

Humanitarian cardiac surgeon Dr. Emily A. Farkas is committed to giving back. Not only is she one of the 3% of board-certified cardiac surgeons who are women, but she is a role model for a younger set of surgeons who chose to give back by serving as a global humanitarian volunteer.

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Topics: Cardiothoracic

Profile of Excellence: Dr. John L. Ochsner

Posted by Susan Eymann, MS on Jan 17, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Chairman Emeritus, Department of Surgery, Ochsner Health System, 73rdth AATS President (1992-1993)

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Topics: Cardiothoracic

Profile of Excellence: Dr. G. Alexander Patterson

Posted by Susan Eymann, MS on Jan 8, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Washington University Chief of Surgery
90th AATS President (2009-2010)

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Topics: Cardiothoracic

Profile of Excellence: Dr. David J. Sugarbaker

Posted by Susan Eymann, MS on Jan 2, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Chief, Division of General Thoracic Surgery the Director of the Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute at CHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in Houston, TX94th
AATS President (2013-2014)

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Topics: CABG Surgery

4 Things You Need for a Successful Dialysis Care Team Huddle

Posted by Susan Eymann, MS on Dec 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you’ve ever played a game of telephone, you know how easy it is for a single message to be misinterpreted. The difference between miscommunication in a children’s game versus your dialysis clinic is the potential for patient harm. In fact, failures of communication are the reason for 70% of 2455 sentinel events, with 75% of those events resulting in patient death.

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Topics: patient communication