Posts: Luke Dickinson

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Luke is a Senior Vice President in Ketchum’s health services sector, based in Washington, D.C. He has counseled leading hospitals and health systems through a wide range of communications challenges and opportunities, including the 2014 Ebola Virus outbreak. He is passionate about engaging key internal and external stakeholders to communicate the value that health systems and innovators can bring to communities across the country. He is also in awe of public health officials for their efforts to address health challenges in local communities and across the globe.

The $2 Trillion COVID-19 Stimulus: How Health Systems Manage Current Needs and Recovery

by Luke Dickinson| March 31, 2020

A few days ago, President Trump signed into law a $2 trillion bill to address the impact of the coronavirus (COVID–19) – the largest emergency relief package in U.S. history. Approximately $100 billion of that total is allocated to health systems and hospitals on the front lines of the crisis.   With healthcare professionals among the hardest hit, the need for financial resources, increased capacity, protective gear and supplies is great. Hospital CEOs are responding in force with public reassurance and innovative strategies, but the financial outlook is […]

Coronavirus & Health Pandemic Preparation: Identifying Opportunities for Health Providers to Protect, Reassure and Lead

by Luke Dickinson| January 23, 2020

Global health leaders are on alert in early 2020 as infections from a new coronavirus, originating in Wuhan, China, increase. This new global health concern brings back memories of the 2014 Ebola Virus outbreak, which originated in West Africa. In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has implemented screening at several international airports and are taking proactive steps following the first confirmed patient case in […]