Interview with Brad Bauler, TTUHSC Managed Care
Brad Bauler, RN
As part of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's mission to promote healthier communities across West Texas and beyond, the Managed Care program provides health care services for facilities in numerous cities throughout the state – oftentimes to patients with great need who have never had access to these services before. Through a partnership with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the Managed Care team is able to provide medical, mental health and dental services to thousands of incarcerated patients across West Texas.
While working in a state correctional facility may sound intimidating, it is often safer than many other settings. To help clear up some common misconceptions that surround correctional health care jobs, we spoke with Brad Bauler, RN. As an experienced correctional nurse at the Montford Unit, Brad provides insight into what a typical day looks like as a surgical nurse at a managed care facility.
As spring approaches, some people’s thoughts turn to gardening. Whether it’s a flower garden they desire or a vegetable garden want to have, they begin planning what they’ll plant and what they need to do to ensure a successful garden.
A “growth mindset” accepts that our intelligence and talents can develop over time, and a person with that mindset understands that intelligence and talents can improve through effort and learning.
Abstaining from drug abuse and an early diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) can help prevent heart disease.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Names New School of Medicine Dean and Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs
John C. DeToledo, M.D., has been named the TTUHSC School of Medicine dean and executive vice president for clinical affairs.
The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at the NIH recently awarded Sharilyn Almodóvar, Ph.D., a four-year, $2.67 million grant to study how the HIV virus damages the normal interactions between different cell types in the lung arteries that lead to the condition.