Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 15, Large


Nashville, Tenn. [South Central]
Credit: David Bean Photography 

Why you want to work there

This Nashville-based provider of healthcare services focuses on building a "healthcare-inspired" culture that stresses a shared commitment among all of its employees and patients. To create such a culture, HCA has formal recognition programs for its IT employees and provides multiple opportunities for personal and professional growth. Training opportunities include weeklong and daylong programs that immerse IT employees in various healthcare settings. HCA IT employees can also participate in hackathons to support local nonprofits and mentor high school girls about careers in healthcare IT.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 235,541

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 5,036

IT employee turnover in 2016: 9%

IT promotions in 2016: 14%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $1,052

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 13

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 23

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 82%