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2015 Montana Chapter Scientific Meeting Presentations

The meeting was held September 24-26 at The Mary Alice Fortin Health Conference Center, located in the Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings. The presentations are only available in Adobe PDF format. (If you need to download Adobe Acrobat, please see link at the bottom of the page.)

Climate Change: Public Health Nightmare or Opportunity
Robert Byron, MD, MPH

Clinical Documentation in the 21st Century: Executive Summary of a Policy Position Paper From the American College of Physicians
Thomson Kuhn, MA; Peter Basch, MD; Michael Barr, MD, MBA; and Thomas Yackel, MD, MPH, MS

Critical Care
Robert Pueringer, MD, FACP, FCCP

EBUS: The Game Has Changed
Fernando Caseres, MD

Enhancing Patient Safety and Quality of Care by Improving the Usability of Electronic Health Record Systems: Recommendations from AMIA
Blackford Middleton, Meryl Bloomrosen, Mark A Dente, et al.

Improving Team Functioning in Medicine
Robert K. Merchant, MD

MOC: Making It Work for You
Roger Bush, MD, MACP

Pap Smears & HPV: What's New & What's Next?
Erin E. Stevens, MD

Native American Health Care: A Case-Based Approach
Terry Dennis, MD

Resistant Hyptertension Management
Steve Gerstner, MD, FACP
Shannon Puckett, PharmD, BCACP

Steroid Injections for Musculoskeletal Disease
Bob Ficalora, MD, FACP

The EHR: Problems and Possibilities
Charles A. Wittnam, MD, FACP

The Rationale for Empiric Antifungal Therapy in the Non-Neutropenic Patient
Peter G. Pappas, MD, FACP

Think Horses: An SLE Patient with Necrotizing Lymphadenitis
Jared Bozeman
Kathleen Luskin, MD
Bipin Thapa, MD

Understanding & Minimizing Cognitive Limitations and Cognitive Error in Diagnosis
Richard LeBlond, MD, MACP

Update in Perioperative Medicine
Margaret M. Beliveau MD, FACP