Thomas Richard Zastowny, PhD

(American Data Systems)

Professional Discipline:
• Clinical Psychology & Sociology

JC Experience:
• 15 years as a JCAHO surveyor & Special Consultant to JCAHO
• Wrote first book on PI & Behavioral Healthcare for JCAHO
• Author of numerous articles for JCAHO in the Performance Improvement Field

CMS Experience:
• Selected Reviewer for CMS
• Developed response plans to surveys with corrective actions
Hospital Experience:
• 8 years as a Clinical Psychologist in a State hospital, developer of special unit between University & State Hospital system
• Director of Ambulatory programs at Park Ridge Health Systems (1986-1990), and later as director of Quality Assurance and Total Quality Management Initiatives within the system (1990-1994).
• Ongoing consultation for management of chronic illness in psychiatry services -See Biosketch

Community Experience:
• Director of large CMHC for 7 years spanning 1500 employees and wide range of services,- See Biosketch
Consulting Interests:
• Performance Improvement
• Outcome Measurement and Assessment
• Quality and Safety
• Evidence Based Practices

For Customer Contact:
Cell Phone: (630) 258-4271

• Dr. Zastowny is a Psychologist and Health Care consultant with over 20 years of experience and expertise in performance improvement, outcome measurement and assessment, program design and evaluation of health care systems, and statistics and treatment planning. He has published over 100+ scientific articles and book chapters in these arenas and has taught throughout the country and the world. He is currently affiliated with the University of Rochester Medical Center, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and is completing several grants, teaching and involved in wide ranging consultation activity.
• Professional Affiliations include: American Psychological Association, American Public Health Association – American Sociological Association – Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy – American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGFA – Full Member) – American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) – National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology – American Board of Medical Psychotherapists
• Home State: NY
• Biosketch Available Upon Request