Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 16, Large

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pa. [Mid Atlantic]

Why you want to work there

The CHOP IT team hit some major milestones in 2014. The list of achievements included reaching stage six of the HIMSS Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model. The hospital helps staffers keep their skills fresh by offering multiple professional development opportunities and financial support to defray the cost of training, technical certification programs and executive education. IT leaders promote employee engagement through the department's employee advisory group and a co-op program, and by offering stretch assignments and mentoring opportunities, among other things.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 11,578

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 560

IT employee turnover in 2014: 3%

IT promotions in 2014: 10%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $893