New VP of Information Services/CIO Joins ScriptSave

July 13, 2004

TUCSON, Ariz., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ScriptSave, America's premier prescription drug savings program, announced today that Paula Dunn has joined the company as its new Vice President of Information Services and Chief Information Officer

TUCSON, Ariz., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ScriptSave, America's premier prescription drug savings program, announced today that Paula Dunn has joined the company as its new Vice President of Information Services and Chief Information Officer (CIO). Dunn will oversee all information technology (IT) functions including links to the government, the pharmacy network and plan sponsors, as well as claims processing, support of the call center and pharmacy benefits management.

Prior to joining ScriptSave, Dunn owned an IT consulting firm focusing on aligning technology to help meet clients' business goals. Her accomplishments range from needs analysis to creating and implementing long-term strategic IT plans and the integration of physician and health plan information. She also created an infrastructure for the adoption of a comprehensive electronic medical record (EMR) at a major healthcare facility.

Dunn held several executive-level IT positions at prestigious healthcare companies including Tucson Medical Center, HealthPartners of Southern Arizona, Partners Health Plan and Baptist Hospitals and Health Systems.

According to ScriptSave President Lori Bryant, "Paula previously served as a consultant to ScriptSave so she is familiar with our operations and IT needs and is a welcome addition to our internal team. We are confident that her expertise will enable us to keep pace with the latest technological innovations as we continue rapid growth in the prescription drug discount industry."

"I'm excited about working full-time at ScriptSave," explains Dunn. "The company encourages quick, but collaborative decision-making, and is willing to make the technology investments to ensure continued industry leadership."

Dunn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona. She chairs the New Parents Network Governance Board and is affiliated with numerous organizations on a national and local level including Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Association for Experiential Education (AEE) and the Rotary Club of Tucson. A Tucson resident for over 30 years, Dunn is committed to improving the community.

 

Married to Alan Riney, she is the mother of four, ages six to 16. About ScriptSave

Headquartered in Tucson, Ariz. since 1994, ScriptSave (http://www.scriptsave.com/) is a nationally recognized prescription discount program providing valuable prescription discounts to uninsured or underinsured consumers. ScriptSave provides an average savings of $10.56 per prescription to its more than 10 million cardholders. The ScriptSave card is accepted at 95 percent of retail pharmacy chains. ScriptSave also offers ScriptSave Premier, a Medicare-approved drug discount card. For more information about the ScriptSave Prescription Drug Discount Program, please call the ScriptSave Customer Care Call Center at 1.800.700.3957.

A high-resolution digital photo of Paula Dunn is available upon request.

ScriptSave

CONTACT: Jodi Amendola, +1-480-664-8412, j.amendola@cox.net, or Jan
Shulman, +1-480-664-8472, j.shulman@cox.net, both of Amendola Communications,
for ScriptSave

Web site: http://www.scriptsave.com/