Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 19

Palmetto Health

Columbia, S.C. [South Atlantic]
http://www.palmettohealth.org
http://www.palmettohealth.org/body.cfm?id=8

Why you want to work there

IT workers at this not-for-profit healthcare system in Columbia, S.C., get a sense of satisfaction from the knowledge that they contribute directly to improving patient care. The IT department played a key role in last year's "One Palmetto" initiative to coordinate and standardize systems across multiple facilities and departments. IT staffers say supportive colleagues and a positive work environment help them meet such challenges head-on.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 12

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
10,006
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
168
IT employee turnover in 2012:
8%
IT promotions in 2012:
7%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012:
7
Training budget per IT employee in 2012:
$1,056

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT:
47%
Percentage of IT managers who are women:
62%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women:
44%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT:
20%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities:
12%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities:
22%