Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Todd E. H. Hecht, MD, SFHM, FACP

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Anticoagulation Management Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Anticoagulation Management Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Penn Tower, Suite 2009
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3797
Fax: 215-662-6250
Education:
BS Econ. (Finance)
University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, 1991.
BA (Chemistry with Honors)
University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences, 1991.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1995.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1995-1996.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1996-1998.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine , 2008.
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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, October 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. ACP Smart Medicine, July 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 Page: epub, June 2015 Notes: epublication - awaiting formal print version.

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. February 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. June 2013.

Richard Quinn: AUDIO EXCLUSIVE: Research, Innovation, and Clinical Vignette Competition Draws Rave Reviews. The Hospitalist. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 17(6), June 2013 Notes: link: http://www.the-hospitalist.org/details/article/4904191/AUDIO_EXCLUSIVE_Research_Innovation_and_Clinical_Vignette_Competition_Draws_Rave.html.

Richard Quinn: Hospitalists Share Information, Insights Through RIV Posters at HM13. The Hospitalist. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 17(6), June 2013 Notes: link: http://www.the-hospitalist.org/details/article/4821071/Hospitalists_Share_Information_Insights_Through_RIV_Posters_at_HM13.html.

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. May 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. May 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, Sep 2012.

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