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Jay Torres Jay Torres
Business Manager
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Phone: 409.772.2343
Fax: 409.772.6507
E-mail: johtorre@utmb.edu

Nancy Sliter Nancy Sliter
Administrative
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Phone: 409.772.7399
Fax: 409.772.6507
E-mail: nasliter@utmb.edu

Tamara Strowbridge Tamara Strowbridge
Administrative
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Phone: 409.772.6898
Fax: 409.772.6507
E-mail: tjstrowb@utmb.edu

Antionette Hickerson Antionette Hickerson
Administrative
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Phone: 409.772.3108
Fax: 409.772.6507
E-mail: thickers@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 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

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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