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About Dr. Klasko

A transformative physician leader returns to Philadelphia and brings his optimism and enthusiasm for healthcare to Jefferson, building on its rich history and positioning it for a successful tomorrow.

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Blog

Read Dr. Klasko’s vision of healthcare at Jefferson and its role in shaping the future, from innovations in education and research to implementing unique changes in our approach to patient care.

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27
Oct

Alumni Essay: From Delivering Babies to Delivering Revolutions

This article originally appeared in Wharton Magazine. Three tenets from Wharton’s EMBA Program propelled this alumnus to become a future-forward, positive leader for the health care industry. By Dr. Stephen K. Klasko It was a medical staff meeting in 1993 that did it. Managed care had taken hold of the reimbursement system. Physicians were...
13
Oct

Juicing Up Jeff

This article originally appeared on Philly.com for the Inquirer. Stephen Klasko hadn’t been running the Thomas Jefferson University empire for long before his thoughts turned to Sidney Kimmel. A Philadelphia native who became a billionaire in the fashion industry, Kimmel had given generously to Jefferson in the 1990s but not much since despite funding the...
29
Sep

Getting From Here To There

The American health care delivery system is in need of fundamental change. The current care systems cannot do the job. Trying harder will not work. Transforming systems of care will.