Steve Klasko is the President and CEO of Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University, where through his transformative and visionary leadership, he has steered one of the nation’s fastest growing academic health institutions from three hospitals to 14 with annual revenues in excess of $5.1 billion. Bruce Meyer is Senior Executive Vice President of Thomas Jefferson University and President of Jefferson Health, serving as the organization’s clinical leader responsible for transforming Jefferson Health into a single, integrated system with a seamless and consistent patient experience.
- Health leaders need to recognize that the industry is going through large-scale transformation and start building for that future today
- The health industry needs leaders who challenge and transform current delivery models and can drive the shift to providing care within the community
- Partnering with organizations both within and outside the health ecosystem can lead to innovative solutions to addressing the social determinants of health, such as food insecurity
- The next generation of health leaders need to be trained to develop a population health mindset to create better value for patients and improve the health of the community