Saint Luke's Health System Inc.
Kansas City, Mo.
Number of Employees: 6762
Number of IT Employees: 108
IT Employee Promotions in 2003: 12 percent
IT Employee Turnover in 2003: 3 percent
Percentage of women IT managers: 35 percent
Percentage of minority IT managers: 12 percent
Percentage of women IT staff: 35 percent
Percentage of minority IT staff: 16 percent
Training days offered per IT employee in 2003: 17
Training budget per IT employee in 2003*: US$2782
This nonprofit health system includes eight hospitals, a home health and hospice agency, 13 physician practices and thousands of affiliated physicians in the Kansas City metropolitan area and surrounding region. The organization recently built a new IT facility with modern structures, tools and conveniences. Other benefits include flexible work hours, employee and employee/family activities, a generous vacation policy and the IT department's employee feedback forum.