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Paul E. Plsek
1005 Allenbrook Lane
Roswell, Georgia 30075
(770) 587-2492

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1977-1984  AT&T Bell Laboratories, Quality Assurance Center. Various engineering and management positions developing quality assurance plans for products and services used in the provisioning of telecommunications services.
1984-1985  AT&T Corporate Headquarters, Director of Corporate Quality Planning. Responsible for the planning and deployment of modern quality management systems throughout AT&T following the divestiture of the Bell System.
1985- present  Consultant in Quality Management, Paul E. Plsek & Associates, Inc. Offering consulting in Total Quality Management to various industries, most notably, health care. A partial list of clients includes: AT&T, Blue Cross, Hewlett Packard, Mars, Shell (England), Upjohn, Washington Gas, Green Mountain Power, the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, the HMO Group, VHA, The Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the Healthcare Forum, The Mayo Clinic, the SSM Health Care System, Healthpartners Minneapolis, the Buffalo General Hospital, DeKalb Medical Center, St. John's Health Center in Wyoming, the Providence Medical Center in Portland, the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, the Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, the Prudential Healthcare System Southern Region, the Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Kaiser-Permanente, Healthsource, the Ontario Healthcare CQI Network (Canada), Bispebjerg Hospital (Denmark), The National Health Service (Britain), the Aga Khan Health System (Africa, Pakistan, and India), The National Health Service (Sweden), the Middle Eastern Healthcare Consortium (Jerusalem).


B.S. Electrical Engineering. Texas A&M University, 1977. With high honors.

M.S. Electrical Engineering (Systems Engineering). Polytechnic Institute of New York, Brooklyn, 1979. With high honors.


Professional Offices

Co-chair, American Society for Quality Control (ASQC) National Quality Month Planning Committee. (1984-1991)

Editorial Review Board, Quality Press Books, ASQC. (1989-present)

Editorial Review Board, Quality Progress, ASQC. (1989-present)

Vice Chair, Editorial Review Board, Quality Progress, ASQC. (1991-1992)

Associate Editor, Quality Management in Health Care, ASPEN Publications. (1992-1994)

Associate Editor, New Medicine, Current Medicine Publishing. (1996-1997)

topEditorial Advisory Board, Quality Review Bulletin, JCAHO. (1991-1995)

Senior Fellow, Institute For Healthcare Improvement (1997- present)


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