Kansas City, Mo.
Number of Employees: 5151
Number of IT Employees: 2901
IT Employee Promotions in 2003: 25 percent
IT Employee Turnover in 2003: 14 percent
Percentage of women IT managers: 32 percent
Percentage of minority IT managers: 10 percent
Percentage of women IT staff: 37 percent
Percentage of minority IT staff: 20 percent
Training days offered per IT employee in 2003: 14
Training budget per IT employee in 2003*: US$1900
Cerner sells clinical, financial and administrative information management applications, including tools for managing electronic medical records, patient care and health information access. On-site amenities at its headquarters include an indoor pool, a cardio room, a gym, a weightlifting area, racquetball courts and ping-pong tables. Employees can take classes in activities like aerobics, kickboxing, taekwondo, pilates and yoga. Cerner also has an on-site Montessori facility that offers employees' children special classes like music, Spanish, swimming and computer-aided educational programs.