The IT department at this group of hospitals and healthcare facilities in the San Diego area is considered a "learning organization," because staffers constantly strive to grow personally and professionally while continuing to serve their customers. The "Sharp Experience" is a philosophy that guides all decisions and practices within the department as well as interactions with other departments and patients. An employee action committee works directly with staffers and managers to improve the work environment.
Total U.S.-based employees: 16,107
Total U.S.-based IT employees: 460
IT employee turnover in 2013: 5%
IT promotions in 2013: 13%
Training days offered per IT employee in 2013: 3
Training budget per IT employee in 2013: $2,250