Jefferson Center for Connected Care
The Jefferson Center for Connected Care develops and tests innovative approaches for a patient-responsive care delivery system. Our goal is to create replicable and sustainable models of care to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, health disparities.
The Jefferson Center for Connected Care operates under the leadership of the Executive Director Kristin Rising, MD MSHP, Associate Professor and Director of Acute Care Transitions in the Department of Emergency Medicine in the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Associate Professor in the College of Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University.
About the Center
The Jefferson Center for Connected Care serves as the hub for directed action initiatives that integrate research and pedagogy around the application of connected care within and beyond the health system to address health disparities. It will support the development and testing of innovative approaches for a patient-responsive care delivery system, with the ultimate goal of developing replicable and sustainable models to reduce and ultimately eliminate health outcome disparities.
To innovate, implement, and evaluate systems and services designed to address unmet needs that impact health outcomes of vulnerable individuals and communities.
We are passionate about seamless care delivery to patients.
- Research & Innovation
- Community Engagement
- Education & Training
Center for Connected Care Receives Funding to Address Digital Health Equity
Philanthropy fuels a collaboration with Jefferson Health, Temple University and the Frazier Coalition to address health barriers in underserved North Philadelphia zip codes.
Core Research & Innovation
- Digital Health Readiness
- Patient Uncertainty
- Food is Medicine
- Vaccine Confidence
- Impact of Telehealth on Patient and System Outcomes
- Patient Centered System Design
- Harm Reduction