Systemwide Compliance Officer Larry Plutko

Mr. Larry Plutko

Larry Plutko was appointed UT Systemwide compliance officer on September 29, 2008 by Dr. Kenneth I. Shine, Chancellor ad interim of the UT System. Prior to joining the UT System, Mr. Plutko served as the corporate compliance & privacy officer for the Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS), headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut.  In this role, he provided chief oversight for the compliance program at the hospital system.  The system includes Yale-New Haven Hospital, Bridgeport Hospital, and Greenwich Hospital. He joined YNHHS in March 2005, after serving as the system integrity officer for the Providence Health & Services, Seattle, Washington, from 1997 to 2005, and, from 1993 to 1997, as its system director, Office of Ethics. 


As chief compliance and ethics officer for the Providence Health & Services,

Mr. Plutko provided leadership and oversight for system compliance and ethics support services for a multi-state healthcare system, with 27 acute care hospitals,  35 non-acute facilities, and 57,000 employees in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Montana, and California.  The system also sponsors a health plan with more than 775,000 members and other eligible lives in Oregon and southwest Washington. 


Mr. Plutko holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Mount St. Mary’s University and completed postgraduate work in philosophy and ethics at Harvard University, Columbia University, and Georgetown University.  He served as Adjunct Faculty, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh and, School of Medicine, University of Washington, as well as Adjunct Faculty in Business Ethics, Graduate School of Business, Duquesne University. 


He was granted Compliance Officer Certification by the Harvard University School of Public Health in 1998 and is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, Association of American Medical Colleges, and American Health Lawyers Association.  Mr. Plutko has provided numerous consultations and presentations on corporate compliance and healthcare and business ethics throughout the country and written articles on ethics and compliance.


Contact Mr. Larry Plutko:

Systemwide Compliance Office
201 West 7th Street, ASH 3
Austin, Texas 78701

Phone: (512) 579-5095
Fax: (512) 579-5085


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