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Paul Paliani

Paul Paliani

Clinical Design and Innovation Team Manager, Michigan Medicine

Paul Paliani is the manager of the Clinical Design and Innovation team at Michigan Medicine, where they partner with clinical programs to maximize value from their patients’ points of view.  Paul has led his team through its own process redesign by working with the Lean Enterprise Institute to experiment with applying Lean Product and Process Development principles to healthcare.

Before coming to healthcare, Paul worked for almost 20 years as a manufacturing engineer at General Motors and Ford Motor Company.

Paul holds a bachelor’s in electrical engineering from Kettering University, a master’s in industrial engineering from The Ohio State University, and a master’s in business administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Articles by Paul Paliani
The Healing Power of Lean Product and Process Development in Healthcare
Can Lean Product and Process Development or LPPD, which evolved in the automotive industry, work in healthcare? Paul Paliani, who worked for almost 20 years as an automotive engineer and now leads a healthcare innovation team, offers insights and results. More »