Florida Medical Association Backs Medicaid Growth – Wink-tv News

Cummings, the ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, wrote to Scott and five other Republican governors Tuesday noting that fellow Republican Governors Jan Brewer, Chris Christie and John Kasich have all found ways to make Medicaid expansion work in their states. Cumming asked Scott to provide data on the numbers of jobs lost or created by not expanding Medicaid. Meanwhile, health advocates have changed their strategy, allying themselves with the business community and hoping to convince Republicans that healthy workers will be a boon for employers. Families USA, an advocacy group supporting the overhaul, released a report Tuesday noting that half of the roughly 1 million Floridians who would benefit from the expansion are working or have worked in the recent past.

Hansen Medical Announces Publication of Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE) Results – Yahoo Finance

Is designed to enable more predictable procedure times and increased case throughput potentially allowing hospitals to improve utilization within their vascular business line Employs an open architecture designed to allow for the subsequent use of many therapeutic devices on the market today. Is designed to potentially reduce physician radiation exposure and fatigue by allowing the physician to navigate procedures while seated comfortably at a remote workstation away from the radiation field and without wearing heavy lead as required in conventional endovascular procedures. The Magellan 9Fr Robotic Catheter allows for independent, robotic control of the distal tip of two telescoping catheters (an outer Guide and an inner Leader catheter), as well as robotic manipulation of standard guidewires. The Magellan 6Fr Robotic Catheter allows for independent robotic control of two separate bend sites on a single catheter, as well as robotic manipulation of standard guidewires.This smaller catheter design may be preferred by certain physicians who prefer a smaller diameter vessel access site, or in procedures in smaller vessels. About Hansen Medical, Inc. Hansen Medical, Inc., based in Mountain View, California, is a global leader in Intravascular Robotics, developing products and technology designed to enable the accurate positioning, manipulation and control of catheters and catheter-based technologies. The Company’s Magellan Robotic System, 9Fr Magellan Robotic Catheter, Magellan 6Fr Robotic Catheter, and related accessories are intended to facilitate navigation to anatomical targets in the peripheral vasculature and subsequently provide a conduit for manual placement of therapeutic devices.

Tulowitzki begins road to return after medical procedure | MLB.com: News

The plan is to get back to starting movement, see how it feels. “Tomorrow I’ll start moving around and doing some stuff. I’ll be jogging and walking a little bit — obviously, it’s not baseball activity, just getting moving to see how I feel.” Tulowitzki also reiterated that he stands behind his reasons for visiting Yankee Stadium on Sunday to watch Derek Jeter and the Yankees. The fact it happened while the Rockies were playing the Pirates at home on Sunday raised eyebrows, given that there have been trade rumors (although Rockies owner Dick Monfort has given no indication he would make a deal, and Tulowitzki hasn’t asked for one). Tulowitzki had a day off before Monday’s procedure in Philadelphia, was visiting family and didn’t violate any rules by attending the game.

Medical Solutions Announces Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship Winners

Nursing Student reads a book Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Healthcare staffing agency Medical Solutions is happy to announce its 2014 Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship Competition winners: Alonso B., Sophomore, Carrington College in Reno, NV Racheal D., Freshman, Cerritos College in Norwalk, CA Amanda W., Junior, Houston Community College in Houston, TX Each year, in celebration of Nurses Week, Medical Solutions hosts the Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship competition as a way to support the education of future nurses, nurse leaders, and nurse educators. Each winner receives a $1000 scholarship to help assist with his or her tuition and/or related expenses. In addition to certain academic requirements, this years entrants were tasked with writing a brief essay answering the question: What will you do as a nurse to ensure you always provide exceptional patient care? Alonso wrote that he would never forget the value of compassion. I will treat my patients with the same care and kindness that I would my own mother or brother, Alonso wrote.

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