Dr. Stephen Klasko to Keynote Fire Service Innovation in Safety Symposium

Fire Service Innovation in Safety Symposium to Be Held September 24 – 26 in Philadelphia

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is very proud to announce Dr. Stephen Klasko as Keynote Speaker for the Fire Service Innovation in Safety Symposium to be held September 24 – 26 in Philadelphia. His track record of success at creating and implementing programs that are shaping the future of health care earned him a place among Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2018; and Ernst & Young’s Greater Philadelphia Entrepreneur of the Year in 2018. He is also ranked #2 on Modern Healthcare’s list of Most Influential People in Healthcare.

Dr. Klasko is a transformative and visionary leader and advocate for change. He and his team have disrupted the medical education system to train creative, team-oriented, and empathetic physicians. He has embraced telemedicine to improve accessibility to care as well as the physician-patient experience. Dr. Klasko acknowledges that, “Information is everything,” and has advanced the use of data analytics and mathematical modeling to reduce the unpredictability of medical treatments and to improve and measure outcomes.

It will take innovative and entrepreneurial individuals like Dr. Klasko to reimagine the fire service of tomorrow and recreate ways to identify and develop future leaders. His stories, entrepreneurial spirit, and humor will kick off the Symposium as we explore ways to use innovation to create a safer, healthier, and more effective fire service.

How will healthcare change in the future? Dr. Stephen Klasko shares his insights on healthcare reform in this informative talk cleverly staged in the year 2024. As the President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and its affiliated Hospital, Dr. Klasko manages enormous change – both in health care and in the business of running a major college and hospital. His work focuses on merging the two, finding ways to expand medicine into the community in innovative ways.

As the President and CEO of Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, is bridging the art and science of medicine and healthcare transformation.