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Joel S. Betesh, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine
Attending Staff Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital
Medical Director of Clinical Informatics, Pennsylvania Hospital
Pennsylvania Hospital Liaison , University of Pennsylvania Center for Evidence Based Practice
Operational Lead for Provider Documentation, PennChart2, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Delancey Medical Associates
Penn Medicine Washington Square
800 Walnut Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-3523
Fax: 215-829-6023
BA (Biology)
Brown University, 1973.
Hahnemann University, 1977.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital, 1977-1978.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital, 1978-1980.
Internal Medicine, 1980.
Geriatrics, 1988.
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Selected Publications

Betesh J, McGreevey J, Xu Kai: Seize the Moment: Promotion of lean principles in moving from Paper to Electronic Provider documentation in an Academic Medical Center. American Medical Informatics Association, Clinical Informatics Conference Proceedings May 2018.

Mitchell MD, Betesh JS, Ahn J, Hume EL, Mehta S, Umscheid CA: Transfusion Thresholds for Major Orthopedic Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis J Arthroplasty 32(12):3815-21, 2017.

Mitchell MD, Betesh JS, Mehta S, Umscheid CA: Systematic Review of Restrictive Transfusion Thresholds in Major Orthopedic Surgery. Health Technology Assessment International, Poster Presentation,2016 Annual Meeting, Tokyo May 2016.

Guidi JL, Clark K, Upton MT, Faust H, Umscheid CA, Lane-Fall MB, Mikkelsen ME, Schweickert WD, Vanzandbergen CA, Betesh J, Tait G, Hanish A, Smith K, Feeley D, Fuchs BD: Clinician Perception of the Effectiveness of an Automated Early Warning and Response System for Sepsis in an Academic Medical Center. Annals of The American Thoracic Society 12(10): 1514-1519, October 2015.

Umsheid CA, Betesh J, VanZandbergen C, Hanish A, Tait G, Mikkelsen ME, French B, Fuchs BD: Development, Implementation, and Impact of an Automated Early Warning and Response System for Sepsis. Journal of Hospital Medicine 10(1): 26-31, January 2015 Notes: Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Joel Betesh, MD: Opioid-Induced Sedation Scales. An Evidence Review from Penn Medicine's Center for Evidence-based Practice. Brian Leas, MS, MA (eds.). Page: 10, January 2014.

Betesh J, VanZandbergen C, Fuchs BD, Tait G, Hanish A, Fishman N, French BC, Umscheid CA: The Impact of an Automated Early Warning System for Sepsis. Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC Page: 125, November 2013 Notes: Poster presentation -

Betesh, J., Mitchell, M., Umscheid, C.: An Evidence-Based Practice Center in an academic Medical Center Supports continuing Quality Improvement IHI National Forum December 2012 Notes: Poster Presentation - Final.pdf.

Betesh, J.: Practical Strategies in Outpatient Medicine. Annals of Internal Medicine. Brendan M. Reilly (eds.). 119: 639-640, 1993.

DePace NL, Betesh JS, Kotler MN: Postmortem' cesarean section with recovery of both mother and offspring. JAMA 248(8): 971-973, Aug 1982.

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