Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 40

UHC (University HealthSystem Consortium)

Chicago, Ill. [North Central]
http://www.uhc.edu
http://www.uhc.edu/careers.htm

Why you want to work there

Top 10 ranking: No. 4 for training
At this Chicago-based alliance of nonprofit academic medical centers, IT staffers influence patient outcomes through their work on the systems and databases used by member centers nationwide. The organization supports employee growth by offering e-learning programs and classroom training, as well reimbursement for college tuition and for the costs of certifications. It frequently acquires and integrates leading-edge technologies for on-the-job learning experiences. Telework, flexible hours, compressed workweek options, an on-site fitness club, and health and wellness screenings help keep employees healthy and balanced.

Rank by company size:
Small, No. 11

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 279

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 59

IT employee turnover in 2012: 15%

IT promotions in 2012: 19%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 7

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $3,038

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 24%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 0%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 26%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 54%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 83%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 51%