Maximizing Health Management and Policy Education through Inclusion and Innovation


(Wednesday, June 14: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM)


We are pleased to announce that Dr. Josh Luke will be the Pattulo Lecturer at the 2017 AUPHA Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California. Dr. Luke is an author, hospital CEO, healthcare futurist, and international motivational speaker. He has been the CEO of multiple acute hospitals in California, administrator in the Skilled Nursing Division of Kindred, and has directed various oversight efforts of home health and hospice services in a Vice Presidential role. He currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for Nelson Hardiman Healthcare Law.

Drawing from his broad range of experience with many of the leading healthcare companies, Dr. Luke has positioned himself as a well-regarded expert on remission, prevention, and care coordination. He is regarded as a “futurist” on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how it will shape the continuum of care. He is an innovator, forward-thinker, and a strategist on teaching ACOs, BPIPs, acute hospitals, and post-acute leaders on how to position themselves for revenue growth in a post-ACA model. Dr. Luke has authored Readmission Prevention: Solutions Across the Provider Continuum and Ex-Acute: A Former Hospital CEO tells all on What’s Wrong with American Healthcare, What every American Needs to Know, the latter of which is being made available to all attendees at this year’s AUPHA Annual Meeting.


(Friday, June 16: 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM)

Jonathan Jean-Marie, MHA, will be the closing speaker at the  2017 AUPHA Annual Meeting.  Mr. Jean-Marie is the Vice President and Administrator of Loma Linda University Medical Center - East Campus Hospital and Loma Linda University Surgical Hospital. He brings broad experience from a variety of healthcare settings to include regulatory, managed care, and hospital operations management.  In addition to these positions, Mr. Jean-Marie is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, National Association of Health Services Executive, and serves as an instructor for Bryan University Division of Healthcare Administration and Analytics.   

Prior to joining the executive leadership at Loma Linda University Health, he served as the Chief Executive Officer for Kindred Hospital Riverside in Perris, California, and provided operational oversight at Kindred Hospitals in Seattle, Washington, and Ontario, California. He has also served in various leadership roles with AvMed Health Plans, the Hospital Services Medicaid program in Florida. and on the advisory board for the American Lung Association (Inland Empire).  Mr. Jean-Marie holds a bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology and a Master of Science degree from Florida A&M University, an AUPHA member program.

Be sure to register for the 2017 AUPHA Annual Meeting to ensure your spot for Dr. Luke’s and Mr. Jean-Marie's thought-provoking discussions.


We look forward to seeing you at the 2017 Annual Meeting this June . 



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