Best Places to Work in IT 2009 Employer Profile

No. 100

Progressive Medical Inc.

Westerville, Ohio [North Central]
http://www.progressive-medical.com
http://www.progressive-medical.com/12043.cfm

Why you want to work there

Last year, the IT team at this Westerville, Ohio-based medical products company got a lot accomplished. Tops on the list were developing new products to better help injured claimants, improving systems availability and performance, replacing legacy applications with new applications to improve patient care quality and operational efficiency, improving existing EDI connectivity stability, implementing a business intelligence system and increasing end-user satisfaction to 95%. The team has also increased opportunities for recognition and celebrations -- now on a monthly basis. Extraordinary accomplishments and contributions are recognized at the annual meeting in front of the entire company. Each worker has at least 16 documented training hours, and flextime schedules have been instituted.

Rank by company size:
Small, No. 17

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 500

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 50

IT employee turnover in 2008: 10%

IT promotions in 2008: 15%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2008: 2

Training budget per IT employee in 2008: $1,100

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 36%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 38%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 32%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 28%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 25%

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