Episode S5 | E3

American Healthcare at a Crossroads: A Conversation with Dr. Stephen Klasko

Air Date: Jul 26, 2020

About this episode

The United States spends far more than any other nation in the world on its healthcare system, both overall and per person. Yet, we do not have the longest life expectancy and have higher rates of many chronic, debilitating illnesses. Are there truly innovative approaches to reform the delivery of healthcare in the United States? Could solutions come from the bottom up, people working on the front lines of clinical care and health administration?

About the guests

Dr. Stephen Klasko

President of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of Jefferson Health

Dr. Stephen K. Klasko is an advocate for a transformation in our systems of health care and higher education. As President and CEO of Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health since 2013, he has led one of the nation’s fastest growing academic health institutions based on his vision of re-imagining health care and higher...