Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 55

Ascension Health

St. Louis, Mo. [North Central]
http://www.ascensionhealth.org
http://ahis.ascensionhealth.org/careers

Why you want to work there

IT employees at this nonprofit health system based in St. Louis have the satisfaction of knowing that the work they do supports patient care. The IT team implements cutting-edge technologies, including clinical systems and electronic medical records; tablets and handheld devices; mobile applications; and telehealth services delivered to patients' homes. Each IT employee has a customized learning plan that is created, measured and tracked annually online as part of the performance review cycle.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 31

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 113,500

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,143

IT employee turnover in 2011: 9%

IT promotions in 2011: 5%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $902

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 41%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 37%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 42%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 16%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 10%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 17%