James F. Pelegano, MD, MS
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 923-7583 fax
MD, University of Rome (Italy)
MS, Harvard University
BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Jefferson College of Population Health
Research & Clinical Interests
Healthcare Quality and Safety
Clinical Systems Development
Neonatal Respiratory Support
International Healthcare Development
Advanced Applications of Healthcare Quality & Safety Tools & Methods in Clinical Settings
Dr. Jim Pelegano has had a diverse career in health care beginning as a pediatrician in private practice and then in neonatology on the faculties of both the Medical College of Wisconsin and Columbia University in New York City. As Director of Neonatology at a three-hospital system in New York, he created systems for quality and safety based on the integration of IT solutions with evidence-based practice, educational systems and advanced bench marking. As a member of Harvard Medical International, he became the Director of Quality and Safety at Dubai Healthcare City in Dubai, UAE, bringing quality and safety into a highly complex medical delivery system.
He continued his career in international health as Director of Healthcare Consulting for Huron Consulting Group's Middle East practice. There he worked with Weill Cornell Medical Center developing clinical systems for a large teaching hospital in Doha, Qatar.
Dr. Pelegano's focus is on the integration of physician leaders into healthcare quality structures.
Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications
- Monthly “Grief Rounds” to Improve Residents’ Experience and Decrease Burnout in a Medical Intensive Care Unit Rotation
- Improving the Rate of Colposcopy in an Urban Population of Patients With Known Abnormal Pap Smears
- Redesigning Process Flow to Provide Safe, Reliable Care During Critical Transitions: An Interdisciplinary Pilot Project
- Literature Review
- Effect of Calcium/Phosphorus ratio on mineral retention in parenterally fed premature infants
- Simultaneous infusion of calcium and phosphorus in parenteral nutrition for premature infants: Use of physiologic calcium/phosphorus ratio
- The use of fetal biophysical profile improves pregnancy outcome in premature rupture of the membranes