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Dr. Josh Luke is a healthcare futurist and former hospital CEO well known for his humorous and entertaining personal stories that entertain and engage audiences. His expertise includes sharing simple tactics on how to make health care more affordable for your family and employees, as well as how to get access to the best doctors and hospitals.
Dr. Luke started his career as a jet-setting sports marketer working with some of the most famous athletes in the world. Then, after a career change to healthcare brought on by his grandmothers disease process, he ascended to become a hospital CEO by age 32.
After ten years as a hospital CEO, a new owner arrived and Luke was out of a job, had no health insurance for his family, and his mother was subsequently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Soon after he penned his first book and became a best-selling author.
He now finds solace in sharing his experiences as a caretaker for his mom and being without health insurance for his family has given him a deeply emotional understanding of the other side of care delivery.
He shares the well-kept secrets of the industry with the mainstream to ensure that individuals are fully informed to protect and ensure the health of family members and employees. Luke shares his faith and how it impacted his journey, and his presentations are always entertaining, humorous, and leave the audience feeling great and informed.
Luke, shares some of his early career stories in sports marketing as well as experiences as a young hospital CEO as they help shape the leader he became as a hospital CEO.
Now, he exposes the long-kept secrets of the healthcare trade to help businesses and families keep healthcare from bankrupting their American Dream.
In his newest book published by ForbesBooks, Dr. Josh Luke—a veteran hospital CEO and award-winning healthcare futurist and public speaker—breaks down the complex and greed-ridden healthcare system and provides actionable guidance on how you can afford to be healthy.
1. After being a CEO for almost ten years what were the deciding factors that led you to pursue entrepreneurship as a career path vs applying for other CEO jobs?
“The Millionaire Next Door” and “Rich Dad Poor Dad”, both are great books for a young executive to read. Both reiterated multiple times that to be truly wealthy you must be your own boss.
2. In today’s day and age many millennial or even people working corporate want to pursue entrepreneurship, what would you recommend to people wanting to do so ? Would you tell them to jump ship?
3. You have a deep desire to promote affordable healthcare- what are the main reasons for continuing to spread your message ?
Be open minded, accept criticism, if you don’t have a few haters than you are not having the impact you desire. Having an educated opinion will strike up a great conversation and a handful of haters — its inevitable.