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How to add hospitals while losing beds

“How does a healthcare system succeed in a highly competitive, saturated market? How does leadership manage M&A growth to actually realize the benefits? Stephen Klasko, M.D., M.B.A., has been grappling with these questions as president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson...
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Challenge: 3 Lessons from The Health Evolution Summit

So you get asked to be on a national panel. You do your best to minimize foot-in-mouth syndrome. And you hope someone walks off feeling there's hope for our health care system - IF we make some big moves. ...
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Thomas Jefferson University hosts civil rights activist C.T. Vivian

“Civil rights activist and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient C.T. Vivian met with Thomas Jefferson University President and CEO Stephen Klasko for a fireside chat Wednesday on healthcare and equal rights. His visit was a part of the 2nd Annual...
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Klasko, Coletta: Solutions to health care should be ‘market-driven’

Jefferson and Independence Blue Cross executives gathered Thursday to discuss the impact of the repeal of Obamacare. Read more on bizjournals.com (Subscriber content only) Originally posted on January 27, 2017 by John George...
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“DR. KLASKO, PRESIDENT TRUMP ON LINE 1”

When his book, We Can Fix Healthcare: The Future is NOW, came out last year, Dr. Stephen Klasko and his co-author, Dr. Gregory Shea, received some puzzled looks. “Didn’t we already do this?” they seemed to say. Not according to...
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Disruption: It’s so much more than access

An opportunity for disruption? The American healthcare system doesn’t need a “rescue,” it needs a new model, comprehensively from education to delivery. Disruption: It’s so much more than access...
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In the News: Jefferson Partnering with IBM Watson on ‘Smart’ Hospital Rooms

A hospital stay can be an unsettling experience. The stress of diagnosis and the hectic atmosphere of a busy hospital can cause a lot of anxiety for patients and their families. According to the Physician’s Foundation, 81 percent of physicians...
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Disruption: It’s so much more than access

President Elect Donald Trump has a unique opportunity to fundamentally disrupt a fragmented, expensive, inequitable, and illogical healthcare system by making a “deal”  that puts patients first. It’s our chance to ensure that healthcare will finally enter the consumer revolution....
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In the News: Jefferson Partnering with IBM Watson on ‘Smart’ Hospital Rooms

A hospital stay can be an unsettling experience. The stress of diagnosis and the hectic atmosphere of a busy hospital can cause a lot of anxiety for patients and their families. According to the Physician’s Foundation, 81 percent of physicians...
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This Is the Best Part About Jefferson’s New Health Design Lab

This week, Thomas Jefferson University announced the opening of  The Vault Health Design Lab, a prototyping and maker space designed to spur collaboration between students, clinicians and other healthcare professionals. While it is undoubtedly cool that the health lab is...
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