Taylr Jesinger has dedicated her career to advancing health and transforming care delivery. As the vice president of Innovation at MedAxiom, she focuses on developing and translating new ideas and theories into practice while supporting operational excellence through proven performance best practices.
Prior to joining MedAxiom, Taylr spent a decade with MedStar Health – a large, not-for-profit healthcare system in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia which includes 10 hospitals. She began her career after being selected for a highly competitive administrative fellowship at MedStar Washington Hospital Center that afforded her the invaluable experience of serving as a member of the Executive Team. At the completion of her fellowship, she was recruited by MedStar’s chief innovation officer to join his team that served as the innovation hub for the entire system.
A results-driven leader, Taylr helped drive MedStar’s innovative ecosystem by leading initiatives across multiple domains. She championed transformative care delivery models including telemedicine services and a transitional care program for high-risk patients with congestive heart failure that reduced hospital readmissions by nearly 50%. She also piloted novel ideas and inventions of startup companies and inventors, consulted and presented on the art and science of innovation and influence, designed and evaluated professional development content and programs, and produced major conferences with internationally renowned speakers including Nobel Laureates. In response to COVID-19, Taylr worked with the telehealth innovation team to rapidly develop, operationalize and scale MedStar’s telemedicine services, which supported the delivery of 100,000+ telehealth visits from March 13 to May 1 during the peak of the spring 2020 pandemic.
Taylr’s academic work includes a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Kentucky. During that time, she worked in sociological and entrepreneurial research for the university, focused on studying health issues and economic disparity in rural Appalachia. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in neuroscience from the University of Southern California while on academic scholarships and worked in molecular biology research at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.