Division of endocrinology

DSC - IMDH Task Force


Intensive Management of Diabetes in the Hospital (IMDH)
Task Force and Steering Committee

Mission:

  • to initiate implementation of a statewide program of inpatient glycemic management and metabolic control to reduce patient mortality, morbidity, length of hospitalization and cost of care.

Objectives:

  • to involve a core group of program champions from interested hospitals inmaking changes to improve inpatient diabetic care through glycemic management
  • to act as liaisons with participating hospitals to promote the organization of a multicisciplinary diabetes team committed to improving glycemic control
  • to develop a comprehensive outline for the education, care, treatment and accountability associated with achieving intensive glycemic management within the hospital
  • to collaborate with the Surveillance Council of the Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina to evaluate outcomes and assess trends resulting from implementing intensified glycemic therapy
  • to seek financial support for education and research related to the implementation of intensive glycemic management protocols

Major accomplishments in 2006:

  • development of Guiding Principles
  • presentation of a one-day workshop for 68 participants from 14 hospitals
  • two surveys completed with participating hospitals
  • presentation of progress at the Diabetes Symposium

Intensive Management of Diabetes in the Hospital (IMDH)
Task Force Members

Member

Representing

Edwin D. Bransome, Jr, MD

Chair, IMDH Task Force

Pamela C. Arnold, MSN, APRN, BC-ADM, CDE

Chair, Diabetes Center of Excellence
Clinical Director, MUSC Diabetes Center

John Bruch, MD

Greenville Hospital System

Patrick J. Cawley, MD

Medical University of South Carolina

John A. Colwell, MD, PhD

Ex-Officio
Medical University of South Carolina

David R. Garr, MD

SC AHEC

Gene Dickerson, MD

Internal Medicine
Carolina Diabetes and Kidney Center, Sumter

Nelson Gunter, MD

The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence

Sue Haddock, RN, PhD, CNAA

Chair, IMDH Steering Committee
WJB Dorn VA Medical Center

Daniel Lackland, DrPH

Chair, Surveillance Council
Medical University of South Carolina

Usah Lilavivat, MD

Internal Medicine
Tuomey Hospital, Sumter

Ronald Mayfield, MD

Endocrinology
Spartanburg Regional Hospital System

William Price, MD

Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
Spartanburg Regional Hospital System

Charles Raine, III, MD

Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
Orangeburg

Ali Rizvi, MDInternal Medicine, Endocrinology
Richland Memorial
Kenneth Trogdon

Commun-I-Care

Intensive Management of Diabetes in the Hospital (IMDH)
Steering Committee Members

MemberRepresenting
K. Sue Haddock, RN, PhD, CNAA

Chair
IMDH Steering Committee

Pamela C. Arnold, MSN, APRN, BC-ADM, CDE

Chair, Diabetes Center of Excellence
Clinical Director, MUSC Diabetes Center

Julie Benke-Bennett

Diabetes Center
Administrative Assistant, MUSC

Elizabeth Todd Heckel, MSWUSC/DSC Site
Columbia
Usah Lilavivat, MD

Internal Medicine
Tuomey Hospital, Sumter

Ali Rizvi, MD

Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
Richland Memorial

Sharm Steadman, PharmD                                       Companion, HMO

 
 
 

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