Josh Luke

Josh LukeDr. Josh Luke is an international motivational speaker and America’s leading healthcare futurist. He is an experienced hospital CEO (in Los Angeles, Anaheim and Las Vegas), health system Vice President, nursing home administrator and assisted living Executive Director. He is an expert on the Affordable Care Act and how it will shape the continuum of care and leads organizations on obtaining revenue growth in a post-Obama Care model. In 2015, he began providing strategic counsel to the Renzi Corporation on its Healthy City Project in Chongqing, China. He currently serves as Chief Strategy Officer for Nelson Hardiman Healthcare Law. 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. His broad range of experience with several of the leading companies in healthcare, includes serving as CEO of HealthSouth Las Vegas (acute rehab hospital), Administrator in the Skilled Nursing Division of Kindred, and as VP Post Acute Services for Torrance Memorial Health System overseeing home health and hospice services. He founded the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative online at and serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy. He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and board appointments include California Hospital Association Post Acute Board of Directors, Alzheimer’s Orange County, Hospital Association of Southern California, Healthcare Executives of Southern California, CSULB Healthcare Administration Advisory Board and Hospice Care of California.