Jefferson Health and Einstein Healthcare Network Finalize Merger
On Monday, October 4, 2021, Jefferson Health and Einstein Healthcare Network completed the merger of the two health systems which will drive health care forward throughout Greater Philadelphia. By bringing together two prestigious academic medical centers, the expansion of Jefferson Health creates an integrated 18-hospital health system focused on providing greater access to high-quality patient care in our communities and delivering outstanding health sciences education to tomorrow's health care professionals.
"The culmination of the multiyear process of bringing two great organizations with more than 300 combined years of service, clinical excellence and academic expertise is not just a merger," according to Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, President of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of Jefferson Health. "Einstein and the new Jefferson together represent an opportunity for the Philadelphia region to creatively construct a reimagining of healthcare, education, discovery, equity and innovation that will have national and international reverberations."
With the addition of Einstein, Jefferson Health will host the largest number of residents and fellows in the Greater Philadelphia region. Jefferson and Einstein will play a critical role in educating future health care leaders and building a pipeline of clinical expertise to serve the community.
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