Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 20

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Allentown, Pa. [Middle Atlantic]
http://www.lvhn.org
http://www.lvhn.org/careers

Why you want to work there

IT leaders at this health services group in Allentown, Pa., want their staffers to be engaged in and challenged by their work. Employees are encouraged to find emerging technologies that can improve the patient experience, and they say these projects are among the most satisfying they get to work on. One such initiative resulted in the deployment of Angel Eye, a webcamera with sound that lets family members monitor, talk to and bond with babies who are being treated in incubators in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Editor's note: A data sorting error caused an incorrect rank by company size for Lehigh Valley Health Network to appear when the chart below was first published. The error has been corrected.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 10

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 12,045

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 312

IT employee turnover in 2012: 3%

IT promotions in 2012: 16%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $881

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 37%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 40%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 36%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 8%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 2%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 9%