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Todd E. Hecht, MD, SFHM, FACP

Todd E. Hecht, MD, SFHM, FACP Physician

Director, Penn Hospital Care

Dr. Hecht is employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Todd E. Hecht

Inpatient only

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

  • Hospital Medicine Program

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1998

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Hospital Medicine

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Maloney Building, 5th Floor 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Hecht is employed by Penn Medicine.

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:

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 24 (3): 233-240,2016.

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.

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 Woman With Hyperthyroidism And Normocalcemia. Poster presentation, 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society of Hospital Medicine, Washington, D.C. : 2013.

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