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Dr. Stephen Klasko
Klasko’s efforts to address social determinants of health and building a curriculum for Jefferson’s medical students that teaches patient empathy and cultural awareness show how one can disrupt healthcare from within. Under his leadership, Jefferson Health has grown to 14 hospitals with annual revenues of more than $5.1 billion. Klasko’s vision for the next few years for Jefferson Health involves telehealth and other simpler services to reach patients.