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Maria E. Camacho Hughes, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Maria E. Camacho, MD

Dr. Camacho is a graduate of the National University of Colombia. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Camacho joined UTMB in 2003 where she currently sees patients in our Galveston clinic.

Maria E. Camacho Hughes, MD
Assistant Professor Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston Clinic Location:
400 Harborside Drive
Suite 107, Entrance A
Galveston, TX 77550
Administrative Office:
301 University Blvd
Suite 107, Entrance A
Galveston, TX 77555-0460
Administrative Support:
Kimberly P. Fernandez
Sr. Administrative Secretary

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The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Order set
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medications
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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