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Jack B. Alperin, MD, FACP Jack B. Alperin, MD, FACP
Clinical Professor
Departments of Internal Medicine, Pathology, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Division of Hematology/Oncology
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Bagi RP. Jana, MD Bagi RP. Jana, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Avi B. Markowitz, MD, FACP Avi B. Markowitz, MD, FACP
Bill and Louise Bauer Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research
Professor and Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Associate Director of Experimental Therapeutics
Department Head of the Office of Oncology Clinical Trials, UTMB Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Techksell McKnight, MD, MPH Techksell M. Washington, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Maurice Willis, MD Maurice Willis, MD, FACP
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Director, UTMB Cancer Center over Cancer Clinical Operations
Director, Hematology/Oncology Clinic
Director, Diversity for Internal Medicine
Program Director, Oncology Fellowship Program
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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 Orderset
  • 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 Medicaitons
  • 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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The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.

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