Faculty Group Practice Newsletter

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Embracing Innovations in Cardiac Electrophysiology

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine continues UTMB’s tradition of blazing new trails, implementing multiple new technologies in an endeavor to achieve better outcomes and improve quality of life for patients with heart rhythm disorders.

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Celebrating APP Week 2023

The Annual National Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Week took place Sept. 25 through 29, to recognize and celebrate an important group of providers who elevate the fields of medicine and nursing.

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Faculty and Alumni Reception: AAMC 2023

Dr. Charles P. Mouton, Executive Vice President, Provost, and Dean of John Sealy School of Medicine, cordially invites UTMB faculty and alumni to attend a special reception at the AAMC Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.

Check out the Population Health Newsletter

Did you know UTMB Population Health has a monthly newsletter? Check out the latest edition for information on risks and screening for colorectal cancer.

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With Widespread Need for More Pediatric Ophthalmologists, UTMB Welcomes Two

A skilled ophthalmologist employs extreme precision, knowledge, and understanding of pathologies to care for one of the body’s most delicate organs, the eye. Never is this more important than when the patient is an infant or child, whose needs and ability to communicate differ from those of an adult patient.

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In the News...

UTMB Family Medicine physician Priya Kalia, MD, was recently featured in the Texas Medical Association's Texas Medicine magazine about artificial intelligence.

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Irfan Masood, MD

Congratulations to Irfan Masood, MD, the Academy of Master Clinicians' October Clinician of the Month. Dr. Masood is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology.

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ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Changes Effective October 1, 2023

Effective Oct. 1, 2023, there are more than 433 diagnosis code changes, including 395 code additions, 25 deletions, and 13 code revisions. This brings us to a grand total of 78,000 diagnosis codes allowing for coding to the highest specificity possible. It is essential everyone involved in coding be educated regarding coding and documentation requirements


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