Faculty Group Practice Newsletter

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Exploring Innovations in Lung Cancer Diagnosis

There is not a universally recognized ribbon or a highly publicized awareness campaign, yet lung cancer is responsible for more deaths every year than the three most common cancers – breast, prostate, and colon cancer – combined.

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Advancing Diagnostics and the Patient Experience in Hepatology

Guided by a shared goal to help their patients enjoy a greater quality of life, UTMB’s Hepatology Advanced Practice Providers work collaboratively with faculty in the division to treat a variety of conditions that disrupt liver function.

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New vs. Established Patient

There has been some confusion about when a patient is new vs established. CPT’s definition is a bit different from some payor’s definition when it comes to working with APPs. UTMB follows the CPT definition.

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Introducing Hyperdrive

Introducing a game-changing enhancement to your Epic experience – the all-new web browser, Hyperdrive. Designed exclusively by Epic, Hyperdrive is set to revolutionize your workflow, offering improved performance, fortified security, and simplified access to Epic applications.

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Movember: Changing the Face of Men's Health

“Movember” has become an annual tradition when men forgo shaving their mustaches for an entire month. But its participants know it’s more than just a fun way to try out a new look; it’s an opportunity to draw attention to important men’s health issues.

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October Winner - Where in the UTMB

Congratulations to Amber High, DNP, CRNA, NC-BC, in the Department of Anesthesiology. She was the first to recognize the Clear Lake Pediatric Primary Care Clinic in Webster.

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New for FY24: Bariatric Education Modules

As UTMB strives to provide high-quality care to bariatric patients, employees who encounter patients with obesity or patients who have had bariatric surgery will find up to three additional training modules assigned to their annual online training.

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Scott Lick, MD

Congratulations to Scott Lick, MD, the Academy of Master Clinicians' November Clinician of the Month. Dr. Lick is a Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery.


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