Dr. Josh Luke, FACHE

Dr. Josh Luke is a best-selling author, hospital CEO, healthcare futurist, thought-leader and international motivational speaker. He is an experienced hospital CEO, health system Vice President and nursing home administrator. He is regarded as a “futurist” on the Affordable Care Act and how it will shape the continuum of care and has been described as an innovator, forward-thinker and a strategist on teaching ACO’s, BPIP’s, acute hospitals and post-acute leaders how to position themselves for revenue growth in a post-ACA model. He currently serves as Chief Strategy Officer for Nelson Hardiman Healthcare Law and its subsidiary consulting firm, Compliagent. Having uniquely held executive positions in both acute and post-acute settings, Dr. Luke was selected to author the book Readmission Prevention: Solutions Across the Provider Continuum published by the American College of Healthcare Executives, the best-selling book from Health Administration Press in 2015. In 2016, Xlibris publishing released Luke’s first book written for the mainstream public, Ex-Acute: A former hospital CEO tells all on what’s wrong with American healthcare, what every American needs to know. In 2016, Luke is conducting an international book promotion tour.

In 2013, Luke was named Vice President of Post Acute Services for Torrance Memorial Health System. In that role he designed a population management strategy (Total Wellness Torrance), working with the ACO, Bundled Payment & IPA teams. TWT and its Post Acute Network received the 2013 Excellence in Programming award from CAHF.

Dr. Luke founded the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative in October 2013 (nationalreadmissionprevention.com) to showcase Best Practice integration models and the National Bundled Payment Collaborative in 2015. Dr. Luke serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy and formerly at California State University, Long Beach in the Healthcare Administration Department.

Recent and past board appointments include The California Hospital Association Center for Post Acute Board of Directors, Alzheimer’s Orange County, the Hospital Association of Southern California, Healthcare Executives of Southern California, CSULB Healthcare Administration Advisory Board and Hospice Care of California. He is also a licensed SNF & RCFE Administrator and preceptor.


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