LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 19, 2012) — For the fifth time, Norton Healthcare has been included in International Data Group’s Computerworld magazine 100 Best Places to Work in IT (information technology). This list is part of the weekly IT magazine’s 19th annual Best Places to Work in IT survey published in the June 18 issue of Computerworld and online at Computerworld.com. The 100 Best Places to Work in IT is Computerworld’s largest career feature annually. Norton Healthcare ranked No. 56 on the 2012 list.
“The team members in Norton Healthcare’s Information Services department have a sincere passion and dedication to those they serve,” said Steve Ready, system vice president/CIO, information services. “Our commitment to service is the catalyst for deriving a culture that embraces our role within Norton Healthcare. Our goal is to deliver both innovative and proven technology to enable the over 12,000 employees of Norton healthcare to deliver the highest level of patient care.”
Since 1994, Computerworld’s annual “Best Places to Work in IT” feature has ranked the top 100 work environments for technology professionals based on a comprehensive employee questionnaire evaluating company offerings. To qualify to complete the questionnaire, participating companies had to have a minimum of 50 employees. All Norton Healthcare Information Services employees were asked to complete the survey. The top lists are compiled based on five areas of human resources: diversity, training, career development, retention and benefits.
Norton Healthcare’s 272 Information Services employees support more than 7,600 end user devices, 1,700 servers, 600-plus miles of networking cabling, 13,000 telephone connections, 600 BlackBerry mobile devices, 700 iPhones, 250 cellular phones and 2,500 pagers. Within IS, technicians receive an average of 10,000 service requests a month and resolve 65 percent of these issues on the first call.