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Palmetto Health
Columbia, S.C. [South Atlantic]
Palmetto Health
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 employees 10,006
Total IT employees 168
IT employee turnover in 2011 8%
IT employee promotions in 2011 7%
Training
Training days offered per IT employee in 2011 7
Training budget per IT employee in 2011 $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%