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Rana Bonds, MD Rana Bonds, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Interim Chief, Division of Allergy & Immunology
Division of Allergy & Immunology
Associate Training Program Director, Allergy/Immunology
Medical Director Clearlake Specialty Clinic
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Jack B. Alperin, MD, FACP Andrew Grant, MD
Departments of Internal Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology
Training Program Director, Allergy/Immunology
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Mary J. Ninan, MD Sanjiv Sur, MD
Department of Internal Medicine
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
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Leslie C. Elgin Leslie C. Elgin
Business Coordinator
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Phone: 409-772-1755
E-mail: lcelgin@utmb.edu

Kelli Hannis Kelli Hannis
Business Coordinator
Phone: 409-772-3410
E-mail: kehannis@utmb.edu

Eugene F. Felter Julie Hicks
Administrative Manager
Phone: 409.747.2286
E-mail: jhicks@utmb.edu

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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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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