Each Monday, we will profile an innovator featured in the 2023 edition of Az Business Leaders magazine. Today, meet David Jacofsky, MD, chairman and CEO of Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company (HOPCo) and The CORE Institute.

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Background: David Jacofsky, MD, is an international speaker and respected authority in healthcare 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. 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 and has authored over 25 book chapters and three orthopedic textbooks.

Leadership style: “I never micromanage. Instead, we hire goal-oriented leaders who are competent, creative, and accountable, and who understand how to build successful, engaged teams. My job is to establish a culture, a vision, and a set of goals. I let our leaders determine the best roadmap to achieve them.”

Leadership values: “Our most important values are accountability, integrity, and compassion.”

Best actor to play you in a movie: “Perhaps someone like Christian Bale or Matthew McConaughey would be my choice.  They have explored roles that have forced them to mentally and physically challenge and transform themselves to be successful. I hope that I have done some of that in my career as well.”

About Az Business Leaders: AZ Business Leaders is an annual business-to-business publication that combines the who’s who of Arizona business community with their valuable leadership advice and knowledge. The magazine is published by AZ Big Media. To learn more about Az Business Leaders, contact Sheri Brown, director of sales.