June 18, 2002, AT&T Learning
Project of the Year & Student Paper
|Program Number: C020-18062002
Program Title: "Project of the Year &
Category Type: 3
Activity Sponsor: NJ/PMI Chapter
||Ed Miller, President NJ-PMI, and Penny
Lewis, VP-Programs, presided over the meeting.
|The NJ Chapter 2002 Project of the Year
(POY) was awarded to:
Merck-Medco's Managed Care, L.L.C.
OMEGA AUTOMATED PHARMACY PROJECT
of Willingboro New Jersey
This year's NJ/PMI Project of the Year
winner is Merck-Medco’s “Omega Automated Pharmacy Project.” Merck-Medco
is the nation's leading pharmacy benefits manager. An independently managed
subsidiary of Merck & Co. Inc., it serves the needs of more than 65
million people, nearly one in four Americans. The objective of the Omega
Automated Pharmacy Project was to build an automated pharmacy in Willingboro,
NJ, which, when fully staffed in 2003, will be the world's largest pharmacy
-- dispensing 780,000 prescriptions a week. The planned criteria
for December 2001 deliverables were based on the companies four “pillars
of performance:” Quality, Service, Productivity and Safety. The project
team will discuss how they utilized the principals of the PMBOK to exceed
their customer’s expectations as well as delivering the project ahead of
schedule and under budget.
Merck-Medco's Engineering Department resides
in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. The project was managed by Wayne Rice,
the overall Project Manager. The Project Team consisted of an additional
They made an excellent presentation including
a video of the finished operation.
After the presentation, Debbie Cocoziello
(Director - POY) announced that Merck-Medco is one of three that have entered
the final phase of judging for the PMI National award.
The Merck-Medco view
graphs can be downloaded.
Merck-Medco Team (George Smith, Chris Hess,
Mike Szesko, Mike Brosie, Wayne Rice, John McGiven)
Team with Debbie Cocoziello and Frank Vuoso
Team with their strongest stakeholders
Student Paper Award
|Student paper on the history of the World
Trade Center was presented by Donald Olson and Randall Vendetti
The WTC view-graphs
can be downloaded.
Randall Vendetti, Daniel Marionni, Donald
Olson, Marc Martinez, Xiang Yu, Steve Szalanczi
Randall Vendetti, Marc Martinez, Steve
Szalanczi, Mary Devon O'Brien, Donald Olson