How to add hospitals while losing beds

  • Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health CEO Stephen Klasko with athenaHealth CEO Jonathan Bush

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 University and Jefferson Health. Between 2014 and 2016, Klasko’s Philadelphia-based health system underwent a massive restructuring, splitting operations from partner organization Main Line Health and merging with a series of community hospitals.

athenaHealth CEO Jonathan Bush recently sat down with Klasko to discuss leadership strategies, a “hub and hub” approach to mergers, and how healthcare organizations can survive today while positioning themselves for the future.”

Read the article on athenaHealth.com.