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Project Management

Chattanooga, TN, 37405
November 01, 2010

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Sridevi Begal

Chattanooga, TN

Mobile: 423-***-****,

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. Results-driven, versatile consultant with over 7+ years experience

as a Senior Business Analyst.

. Specialized in Finance & Healthcare, Insurance, Risk and

Compliance, Document management.

. Good knowledge of Business Analysis methodologies, Iterative and

Incremental Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) using Rational

Unified Process (RUP).

. Proficient in gathering business and technical requirements from

both formal and informal sessions through interviews, NetMeeting,

questionnaire, video conferencing, JAD sessions and conference


. Strong knowledge of Use Cases, Sequence Diagrams, Collaboration

Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, and Class Diagrams.

. Experience in developing Test Plan and Test Cases as per the

business process requirements to match the functionality

requirements and UML diagrams.

. Possess very good organizational skills, with the ability to multi-

task and deal with shifting priorities.

. Strong Experience in Revenue Cycle Management such as CDM (Charge

Description Master),Charge Capture and Charge Routing.

. Strong Experience in Claims Processing and Claims Scrubbing in

HMO,PPO,Medicaid and Medicare

. Experience in EDI(270,271,835,834,837) transactions.

. Sound analytical and problem solving abilities

. Excellent Written and Communication Skill.

. Worked on healthcare standards such as HIPPA 4010, 5010, DICOMM,

CPT, ICD-9 and SOAP.

. Expertise in ICD-9 to ICD-10 Conversion.

. Working knowledge of healthcare Technology standards such as HL7,

ANSI ASC X12, IHE XDS/XDM, HITSP, CCR(continuity of Care Record),

CCD(Continuity of Care Document),NCPDP Script 8.1, ELINCS, CDA,

. Working knowledge of XML and Web services

. Worked on various Professional billing and Hospital billing


. Knowledge of Facets Analytics and Workflow

. Experience in working with HHS, CMS or Medicaid Programs, RHIOs,


. Worked/knowledge on healthcare applications such EPIC, Next-Gen,

Cerner, Siemens Soarian,GE Centricity, Eclypsys, Meditech, CPSI,

AllScripts, iHelix and e-Clinicalworks,

. Knowledge on medical necessities, software validation and

healthcare compliance auditing.

Technical Skills

Methodologies: RUP, Agile, CMMI, CMM, Six Sigma, OOAD, UML, Business

Modeling, Process Modeling and Data Modeling

Office Tools: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS

Project, MS Outlook, Lotus Notes

Process/Modeling tools: MS Visio, Rational Rose, Rational

Requisite Pro, Smart Draw, ClearCase, ClearQuest

Testing Tools: Test Director, Quality Center, WinRunner.


Operating Systems: Windows Vista, NT/2000/2003/ XP/98, MS DOS

Quality Management: HIPAA, CMMI, CMM, Six Sigma, TQM

Languages: C/C++, Java, SQL, PL/SQL, HTML, XML, ebXML,

Database: MS Access, SQL Server 2000, SAP,

Other Tools: Macromedia Dream Weaver, Macromedia Flash and

Adobe Photoshop.


. Master of Business Administration( Finance )

. Bachelor of Business Management ( Computer Science and Finance )


Client : UBS (Union Bank of Switzerland), Hartford, CT May 2009

--- Sep 2010

Role : Business /Trading Analyst.

UBS ( Union Bank of Switzerland) world's leading financial firms serves a

discerning international client base with its Wealth Management, Investment

Banking, Client Reporting and Asset Management Businesses. UBS the market

leader in Retail and Commercial Banking represents all major financial

centers worldwide.

Project Scope : Working in creating a SWIFT Environment for fast and

easy transactions that could save

or optimize the projects work and finances. Better the Client

Reporting Tools and Middle and Back Office operations for

better Business Process Management.

Responsibilities : Manage client expectations for conversion of SWIFT

MT54x's to Outbound/Inbound trade messaging interface. Wrote

Test Plan/Strategy for SWIFT MT54x's for the full Product

Integration on for Settlement Trades and Allocation from

CTM/OTM systems to client.

Initiated & Centralized PMO (Project Management Office) for "SAP-

ERP Migration Program", Ensured completion of the projects on

schedule and within budget constraints. Monitored the projects from

initiation through delivery that resulted in Better organization

and control, Insight into resource utilization and capacity, larger

return on projects and lower cost

Primary point of contact for the lifecycle Settlement

testing/specifications/change controls.

Involved in studying the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

development and its Implementation.

Delivered support or ensure suitable escalation on Business issues

for the SWIFT conversion and upgrade to trading system

Developed Detailed Business Requirements documents (BRD),Business

Requirement writings and assessment of current OTC derivatives

instruction trade management processes for Front, Middle and Back

office Reference data, Data Attributes and Security Master


Worked on PORTIA V9.0, in the Accounting, E-Commerce and Hedge

Funds environment.

Worked on taking more comprehensive measures and minimum standards

for Capital Adequacy and Regulatory Capital Requirements.

Provided Integration Services to client implementing solutions,

Client Reporting and support during the project lifecycle.

Involved extensively in Client Reporting, Fee Billing, Middle and

Back office management, Product Processing, Settlement and


Modified and re-developed business and workflows utilizing Client

Reporting Tool specifications

Improved on existing methodologies and contributed to best


Worked closely with Developers on data integration and Work Flow

issues Brokers/Custodian and 3rd Party SWIFT messaging interface

Environment : MS Visio, Rational Rose, RUP, Integration Testing, Black

Box, White Box, UAT, SWIFT. (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial

Transactions), FIX (Financial Information Exchange), Bloomberg, SQL,


Client: Newton Wellesley Hospital,


Position: Senior Business Analyst Oct 07-May 09

Project Description: Partners healthcare has initiated a project

called COMPASS. Partner wants to have a centralized Revenue Cycle

Management across all their hospitals in the new Compass Project

.Within the compass project they wanted to migrate existing Meditech

software with Siemen's Soarian products.

Job Responsibilities:

. Analyzing the existing policies and procedures and providing the

inputs to Executive Management Team to fit into the compass project


. Conducting JAD sessions with different Business Users to develop new

policies and procedures for the Service Catalogue, Charge Capture and

Service Worklist /Charge Router, Hospital billing, coding, special

coding requirements for BCBS and Claim processing.

. Performing GAP analysis between Meditech and Soarian application

for the Data Migration and Conversion.

. Identifying the impacts and training the users on new policies

/procedures changes.

. Developed Use cases, Test Cases for the Business users and QA team.

. Performing Impact analysis for readiness of ICD-10 conversion.

. Identifying the Security Risks in the application that being built

and address them in the requirement document to avoid the security


. Improved the new revenue cycle management and Electronic Medical

Record (EMR) for PARTNERS.

. Developed an implementation guide for Partners for EDI X12

transactions such as 834, 835,837,270 and 271.

. Designed the flexible solution for patient treatment plan and

patient care plan.

. Designed the solutions for easy conversion of CCR and storage in

database .

. Designed API to retrieve the CCR from the database .

. Designed the tight user authentication and application security.

. Modified Existing policies and procedures for patient access such

as Enterprise Scheduling, Patient Check-in/Out and Encounter


. Supporting the Business Users after go live.

Environment: MS Project, MS Visio, RUP, Rational Suite (RequisitePro, ClearQuest,

Clearcase), Blueprint, ETS and EDI ANSI X12/HIPAA. Meditech, Soarian.

Client: Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Position: Senior Business Analyst Aug '06 - Oct


Project Description: Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a part of the

Pennsylvania State University. It provides a wide range of health

services including full range of hospitals, home-based care and

emergency services. The project with the medical center was in

relation to the Medicare population base being HIPAA complaint. This

included gathering and documentation of user requirements, analyzing

the existing system and performing gap analysis to relate to the

target system.

Job Responsibilities:

. Analysis for making system compliant with HIPAA . Involved in

making the Medicare patient profiles being compliant with the HIPAA

regulations. Management of patient profile transfer (PPT) reports

created by data team by verifying the associated data.

. Involved in analysis, design, and implementation of the following


Control Management Reporting and Security Systems: generation of

daily, weekly, and monthly reports of hospital patients' activity.

Medical Billing and Collection Systems: generation of daily billing

activity based on patient records and establishment of collection

protocols. Accounting Systems: Financial Statement generation and

analysis according to government standards and protocols.

. Coordinated and conducted system requirements walkthroughs/sessions

(JRDs/JADs) with business Owner/stakeholders/SMEs as well as

design/development teams. Worked with business area SMEs/analysts

to develop and finalize test plans/scripts/use cases. Analysis of

key business requirements and assisted in the development of

Business Requirement (BRS), Functional Requirement (FRS), and

System Requirement Specification (SRS).

. Working knowledge of Epic Rx /Epic Lab/Epic Care Inpatient/Health

Information Management and Chart Tracking

. Experience with the use of clinical laboratory information systems

within a medium to large clinical laboratory

. Experience with Epic Resolute Professional and Hospital Billing

system experience

. Experience in a highly regulated environment (healthcare,

financial, SOX, HIPPA etc)

. Hands on experience on Mercury Quality Center, Crystal Reports.

. Member of the patient information reporting project team for

analyzing and designing responsible for analyzing and designing a

system that would improve reporting of patient data especially with

relation to Medicare population.

Environment: EDI ANSI X12/HIPAA, UML, MS Access, MS Office, MS Visio

and Rational Suite.

Client: Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh,


Position: Business Analyst Dec2005-


Project Description: Mellon Bank was the principal subsidiary of

Mellon Financial Corporation. The project involved analyzing the steps in

the loan lifecycle and identifying processes for up gradation and

integration. It provided a real time status of loan applications, by

converting its labor intensive and time tracking loan lifecycle process

into an automated and integrated system. Underwriting of loan

applications was put in place under Sarbanes Oxley Compliance Act to meet

the requirements of setting internal controls.

After the merger effective July 2007 the Bank of New York Company, Inc.

and Mellon Financial Corporation is now newly formed company called The

Bank of New York Mellon Corporation.

Job Responsibilities:

. Conducted user interviews, gathered requirements, analyzed and

documented business requirements based on the analysis of loan

processing workflow model.

. Created Gantt chart and PERT chart and used them to develop project

schedule, allocate resources and make cost estimates using MS Project.

. Prioritized the requirements gathered from financial specialists,

business users, domain experts through interviews and JAD sessions.

. Identified the deliverables at the end of the inception and

elaboration phase of the Rational Unified Process (RUP) life cycle in

terms of business modeling and requirements analysis.

. Created and maintained the Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM)

between the requirements and other products such as design documents

and test plans.

. Initiated Use Case using UML, which provided the framework for

potential use case deliverables.

. Ensured verification and sign-off of business requirements by various

stakeholders/investors under SOX Compliance.

. Conducted various meetings and interacted with the analysts, and

developers to discuss Enhancement and Modification Request issues.

. Version control of the artifacts generated within the life cycle using

Rational Clear Case.

. Performed Functionality testing and regression testing.

. Involved in executing test cases and scripts using Win Runner,

Developed Sub Reports using Crystal Reports.

. Created various Charts and Graphs like Bar Chart, Line graphs, Pie

Charts for analysis

Environment: MS Visio, Rational Requisite Pro, MS Project, RUP, UML, Win

Runner, Rational Project Console, MS Office, Windows 2000, Crystal

Reports, SQL

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