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IDG's Computerworld Names OhioHealth to 2015 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

COLUMBUS, Ohio – IDG's Computerworld has named OhioHealth to the 2015 Best Places to Work in IT list, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. This is the seventh year OhioHealth has been nationally recognized with this honor. Organizations will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results from the 22nd annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.

OhioHealth's Information Technology division is a team of more than 450 associates who support the corporate enterprise, which includes 10 hospitals, numerous ambulatory care sites, and extensive services in home care, hospice and physician practices.

“We have a highly-skilled team of IT associates in a variety of roles,” said OhioHealth Senior Vice President and Chief Information officer Michael Krouse. “Over the course of the last year and continuing into this year, our IT associates have taken on a wide variety of challenges, from the monumental task of implementing a system-wide go-live of Epic to advancing our capabilities in analytics and consumerism. Despite the growingly hectic pace of disruption and change in healthcare, they have remained steadfast in their ability to exceed expectations. As a great team of associates, they are truly enabling OhioHealth to lead the way in providing value and quality care to the community. We are honored once again to receive this award.”

"The 100 organizations on Computerworld’s 2015 Best Places to Work in IT list realize that attracting and retaining a highly-skilled technology workforce leads to competitive advantage,” says Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “In a tight market for tech talent, these outstanding employers attract the best and brightest IT pros with generous salaries and top-drawer benefits, then deepen their teams’ engagement with challenging, business-critical projects built around cutting-edge technologies. As a result, these winning organizations are best positioned to take advantage of the digital transformation sweeping through every industry.”

About the Best Places to Work in IT list
The 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, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

About OhioHealth
OhioHealth is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit, charitable, healthcare organization with Methodist roots. Based in Columbus, Ohio, OhioHealth is currently recognized as one of the top five large health systems in America by Truven Health Analytics. It is also recognized by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” and has been for nine years in a row, 2007-2015.

Serving its communities since 1891, it is a family of 28,000 associates, physicians and volunteers, and a network of 11 member hospitals, 25+ health and surgery centers, hospice, home-health, medical equipment and other health services spanning a 40-county area.

OhioHealth member hospitals include OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, OhioHealth Doctors Hospital, OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Marion General Hospital, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, OhioHealth MedCentral Mansfield, OhioHealth MedCentral Shelby and OhioHealth Rehabilitation Hospital. For more information, please visit our website at www.ohiohealth.com

About Computerworld
Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. As the voice of business technology, Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), focused conference series, strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.5 million monthly page views (Omniture, November 2014 - January 2015 average) and was recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive years. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.