Since the passing of the Affordable Care Act, there have been multiple programs launched that incentivize health systems to coordinate care, the newest being MSPB, Better. Smarter. Healthier., and CCJR. Dr. Josh Luke’s expertise is in developing population management strategies that create new revenue streams for health systems. Luke shares Best Practices nationally to ensure hospitals develop revenue-driven programs in the post-acute, healthy lifestyle and wellness sectors.
Peers describe Luke as innovative, a thought-leader on population management, coordinated care, and readmission prevention — as well as a “futurist” on the Affordable Care Act and how it will shape the continuum. He authored a book titled, “Re-admission Prevention: Solutions Across the Provider Continuum”, which is the best-selling management series book of the year for the American College of Healthcare Executives. Experience includes Executive Faculty at the University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy, in the Healthcare Administration Department at Cal State Long Beach and also at Cal State Fullerton. He is also a former Board member for the Hospital Association of Southern California and the California Hospital Association Center for Post-Acute Care.
Having uniquely worked in acute & SNF, Luke founded the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative in 2013 and the National Bundled Payment Collaborative in 2015, to showcase Best Practice integration models. He currently serves in an Editorial and Advisory Board capacity for several organizations including the Readmission News.
A veteran hospital CEO, Luke also designed the Total Wellness Torrance population management strategy working with the ACO, Bundled Payment & IPA teams while serving as Vice President, Post-Acute Services for Torrance Memorial Health System. TWT and its Post Acute Network received the 2013 Excellence in Programming award from CAHF.
Josh Luke serves as Chief Strategy Officer & Sr. Health Policy Consultant, for Nelson Hardiman LA NH Strategy & Compliagent.