Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
David J. Jacofsky, MD is an international speaker and respected authority in health care reform strategies for payors, providers, and health systems. Dr. Jacofsky has extensive background in business management and is the is the founder, CEO and Chairman of HOPCo (Health Outcomes Performance Company), The CORE Institute®, and its affiliated entities. Consistent with his academic pursuits, Dr. Jacofsky is on the Editorial Review Board of The Journal of Arthroplasty, The Journal of Knee Surgery, and The Journal of Hip Surgery. He is an inventor listed on over 30 patents.
Dr. Jacofsky has received some of the highest recognitions in the medical community both for his clinical achievements and for leading great organizations. The numerous accolades include Healthcare Executive of the Year, Healthcare Innovator of the Year and Medical Group Leader multiple years running. During his medical education he received numerous awards including the Mayo Scholar Award and the Joe Janes Humanitarian Award.
As a result of his leadership, the organizations that he oversees have also amassed multiple recognitions for their transformational qualities. For example, The CORE Institute has been voted the #1 orthopedic practice for the last ten years (2012 -2022) and has been voted a Best Place to Work by Phoenix Business Journal five years running as well as the Arizona Corporate Excellence Award. The company has been recognized as a “Top 40 Most Admired Companies” and has previously received the coveted “IMPACT Entrepreneurial Excellence Award” from the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Jacofsky is extensively involved with academic medicine and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic and a fellowship in orthopedic oncology and complex adult reconstruction from Johns Hopkins University. To date, he has over 85 peer reviewed publications, has authored over 25 book chapters and three orthopedic textbooks.
The companies that he has led have focused on aligning stakeholders in the healthcare space. Dr. Jacofsky and HOPCo focus on partnering with payors, providers and hospitals to add true value to the healthcare system while transitioning from volume-based to value-based care strategies. He has been successful in improving clinical outcomes for patients while improving financial performance for stakeholder partners.