Jefferson President Stephen Klasko was named 2nd in Modern Healthcare’s 2018 list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. Dr. Klasko is a transformative leader and advocate for a revolution in our systems of health care and higher education. His 2018 book is titled, Bless This Mess: A Picture Story of Healthcare in America – an account of how the USA was elected to the Intergalactic Council of Cool Health Systems by 2035. As President and CEO of Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health since 2013, he has steered one of the nation’s fastest growing academic health institutions based on his vision of re-imagining health care and higher education. In 2019, he was invited to address the World Economic Forum in Davos to speak about the future of healthcare.
One of the most influential health care leaders of today will help synthesize what we’ve learned and provide his vision of the future. Dr. Klasko will suggest sensible and apolitical solutions for reshaping the industry and share practical tips on how we can all be part of this transformational journey.