Pharmacy Support HIPPA Compliance Update

Pills and BottleChallenge:

HIPPA compliance was fast approaching while many other mission critical projects lie in the balance.  CIO did not have enough “bandwidth” to oversee this major regulatory compliance initiative.

Goal:

To complete HIPPA regulations compliance upgrades to their nationwide operational system assuring that no interruption in service is experienced by their thousands of pharmacy clients.

Solution:

  • Researched HIPPA requirement.
  • Reviewed independent findings of 3rd party legal consultants.
  • Worked with executive management to understand strategic objectives of the upgrades.
  • Led the team to completing all needed system changes, training, and implementation activities.
  • Conducted weekly status and progress reporting to executive management.

Results:

  • System was completed 4 month ahead of schedule and under budget.