NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2012--
HCA (NYSE:HCA) today announced that for a fourth consecutive year the
company has earned national recognition as one of the best workplaces
for information technology professionals. The company ranked No. 25 on Computerworld’s
2012 “Best Places to Work in Information Technology” list of 100
companies, moving up from its No. 32-ranking last year.
“Being on Computerworld’s Best Places to Work list is recognition
of HCA’s efforts to develop and deploy technology to support a dynamic,
patients-first culture that makes the company a great place to work not
only for our IT professionals, but for all our approximately 199,000
employees,” said Marty Paslick, HCA’s Senior Vice President and Chief
Information Officer. “We are honored that we have been named to this
prestigious list for a fourth year in a row.”
HCA’s Information Technology & Services department (IT&S) has more than
3,000 employees across the U.S. and includes four data centers and 14
division support centers responsible for delivering IT services to HCA,
as well as more than 80 non-HCA facilities. The department’s array of
services includes business analysis, systems development, systems
integration, information security, customer support, training and
education, and infrastructure support. IT&S is fully engaged in the
design and implementation of hCare, the company’s new electronic health
record, and several other large scale technology projects.
Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in Information Technology
(IT) list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for
technology professionals by IDG’s Computerworld. The list is
compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company
offerings in categories such as benefits, diversity, career development,
training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts
extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in
determining the rankings.
HCA has several employee-focused programs that help make the company an
attractive place to work. HCA promotes employee health by providing a
number of educational programs and incentives for participating in
several wellness programs. In 2005, the company established the HCA Hope
Fund, an employee-run, employee-supported 501(c)(3) charity that
provides financial relief to thousands of HCA employees every year. In
addition, HCA offers many professional development opportunities for its
employees. More than 1,500 courses are offered across a variety of
learning platforms to support professional development.
All references to “Company” and “HCA” as used through this release
refer to HCA Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates.