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Tim Callahan

As Transonic’s new Surgical Marketing Manager, Tim Callahan brings a wealth of experience from a long career in medical device sales and marketing that included the position as VP and General Manager for Global Physical Assessment Business for Welch Allyn of Skaneateles, NY. Tim adds his expertise in value messaging, strategic planning, pricing, contract negotiations and business development to the Transonic marketing mix as the company expands its blood flow measurement surgical device offerings to its global market.

Recent Posts

3 Ways to Improve Physician Mental Health

Posted by Tim Callahan on Apr 4, 2018 6:08:00 AM

Physicians are under a lot of pressure to deliver high-quality care to every patient. Over time, this pressure can lead to symptoms of burnout and, in more severe cases, even suicide.

While many physicians experience these feelings, they have a tendency to put their mental health on the back burner. But self-care can help avoid personal conflicts as well as potential patient risks.physician-mental-health.jpg

Here are some ways to weave self care into your schedule.

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Topics: Physician Satisfaction

Physician Recruitment: How to Give It a Boost

Posted by Tim Callahan on Mar 23, 2018 6:45:00 AM

The U.S. population is both growing and aging. With these shifts comes a projected shortage of physicians — up to 104,900 by the year 2030, as a recent report from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) notes.

This shortage not only presents obstacles in patient care, but it also introduces new stresses to physician recruitment. Healthcare facilities need to find creative ways to get in front of physician candidates during their job search and pique their interest.

Here are four ways to boost your physician recruitment.

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7 Healthcare Trends to Watch in 2018

Posted by Tim Callahan on Feb 28, 2018 6:15:00 AM

After a rollercoaster year in the spotlight, healthcare remains one of the top concerns for our country — in fact, 47% of Americans named it one of their top two issues this year. And while governmental policies are a large part of shaping the healthcare landscape, fields like technology, science, information management and consumer demands also make a huge impact. Take a peek at 7 healthcare trends to watch for in 2018 below.

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Topics: technology trends

Transonic’s 354C Optima Flowmeter Simplifies Graft Patency Assessment for Surgical Decision-making

Posted by Tim Callahan on Feb 5, 2018 7:30:00 AM

The new flowmeter deciphers waveforms for graft patency during CABG procedures

Early graft failure after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) is reporte d in up to 12 percent of grafts. Three percent are clinically apparent and may contr ibute to early mortality. Graft failure can be due to vessel defects, anastomotic technical errors, poor native run-off or competitive flow. Repeat revascularization, if required, is expensive and puts patients at risk.
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Physician Satisfaction: Why Many Intend to Cut Back Hours Practicing

Posted by Tim Callahan on Jan 3, 2018 7:30:00 AM

By 2025 it’s projected there will be a deficit of 90,000 physicians. That’s even after accounting for an increase in advanced practice practitioners that will be needed as the population ages.

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Topics: Physician Satisfaction

3 Tips for Physicians to be More Productive

Posted by Tim Callahan on Dec 26, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Becoming more productive as a physician can often feel like trying to tame a wild horse: Just when you think you have things under control, you get bucked off the ride. Maybe you struggle with managing an overwhelming number of responsibilities, or have challenges committing to your calendar. Whatever the case, we’ve outlined some ways to dust yourself off and get back in the saddle.

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How the Post-Op Risk Assessments of General Surgery & Internal Medicine Residents Compare

Posted by Tim Callahan on Dec 20, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Whether you’re an internist or a general surgeon, you want to provide surgically complex patients with the best evaluation possible for their postsurgical risk for complications. But according to a recent investigation published by the JAMA Network, you might be overestimating the risk, regardless of your medical training.

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