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Professional Organizations

American Board of Sleep Medicine American Board of Sleep Medicine
www.absm.org
College of Chest Physicians
College of Chest Physicians
www.chestnet.org
American Lung Association
American Lung Association
www.lungusa.org
American Thracic Society
American Thoracic Society
www.thoracic.org

National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health National Institutes of Health
www.nih.gov
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
www.nhlbi.nih.gov

Support Groups

Pulmonary Hypertension Association Pulmonary Hypertension Association
www.phassociation.org/Support_Groups

Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
pph-net.org/pph-support-groups.htm

UTMB Resource Links

Asthma
Signaling in Airway Inflammation
NHLBI Proteomics Center
UTMB Maps and Directions
UTMB Webcam

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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