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Todd E. Hecht, MD, SFHM, FACP

Todd E. Hecht, MD, SFHM, FACP Physician

Director, Penn Hospital Care
Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Hecht is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Todd E. Hecht

Inpatient only

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

  • Hospital Medicine

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1998

Clinical Expertise:

  • Hospital Medicine

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Physicians, National Society of Hospital Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Hecht is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Baillie CA, Guevara JP, Boston RC, Hecht TE.: A unit-based intervention aimed at improving patient adherence to pharmacological thromboprophylaxis. BMJ Quality and Safety. 24 (10): 654-660,2015.

Hecht T, Price D.: Anticoagulation - ACP Smart Medicine. http://smartmedicine.acponline.org/content.aspx?gbosId=438. Updated July 16, 2015. doi 10.7326/physpro084 : 2015.

Durinka JB, Hecht TE, Layne AJ, Jackson BM, Woo EY, Fairman RM, Rohrbach JI, Wang GJ.: Aggressive venous thromboembolism prophylaxis reduces VTE events in vascular surgery patients. Vascular : epub,2015.

Layne AJ, Hecht T, Jackson BM, Woo EY, Fairman RM, Rohrbach JI, Wang GJ: Aggressive Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Reduces VTE Events in Vascular Surgery Patients. Poster presentation, 2014 Academic Surgical Congress, San Diego, CA. : 2014.

Hecht TEH, Baillie CA, Boczar BA, O’Malley MB, Patel N, Savitz J, Myers JS.: Impact of a Multidisciplinary Safety Checklist on the Rate of Preventable Hospital Complications and Standardization of Care. Poster presentation, 2013 Research Day of the Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. : 2013.

Richard Quinn: AUDIO EXCLUSIVE: Research, Innovation, and Clinical Vignette Competition Draws Rave Reviews The Hospitalist 17 (6): 2013.

Richard Quinn: Hospitalists Share Information, Insights Through RIV Posters at HM13 The Hospitalist 17 (6): 2013.

Alcorn KM, Lee DD, Yarchoan M, Caroff D, Hecht TEH.: Acute Calcific Periarthritis Presenting In A WomanWith Hyperthyroidism And Normocalcemia. Poster presentation, 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society of Hospital Medicine, Washington, D.C. : 2013.

Hecht TEH, Baillie CA, Boczar BA, O’Malley MB, Patel N, Savitz J, Myers JS.: Impact of a Multidisciplinary Safety Checklist on the Rate of Preventable Hospital Complications and Standardization of Care. Poster presentation, 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society of Hospital Medicine, Washington, D.C. : 2013.

Mitchell Matthew D, Agarwal Rajender, Hecht Todd E H, Umscheid Craig A: Nonpharmacologic interventions for prevention of catheter-related thrombosis: A systematic review. Journal of Critical Care 28 (3): 316.e9-316.e16,2012.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Tower, Suite 2009
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3797
Fax: (215) 662-6250

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