Awards

Spectrum Health Named Best Places to Work in IT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 23, 2020 – Spectrum Health was named among the 100 Best Places to Work in IT in the nation by IDG Insider Pro and Computerworld.

Winners were chosen based on benefits, staffing, culture, training and career development in addition to employee feedback. Organizations were further evaluated based on size. Spectrum Health was ranked in the top 50 among other comparable large-size companies, not just health care.

“I’m very proud of this achievement,” said Jason Joseph, chief information officer, Spectrum Health. “Awards and accolades are never the goal, but it’s nice to be recognized for our excellence and innovation, even as we strive to continuously improve.”

Spectrum Health’s information technology (IT) department is focused on digital transformation, putting people and a results-driven culture at the center of its approach. Spectrum Health’s strategy leverages modern, industry-leading platforms to rapidly advance digital capabilities using an agile approach.  All of this is backed by a strong information security program and disciplined operations to achieve world-class outcomes.

“As technology continues to evolve more rapidly than ever, attracting and retaining top IT talent to research, deploy and maintain that technology has never been more important or more challenging,” said Mark Lewis, vice president, Audience Development at IDG’s Insider Pro. “Companies that have earned a spot on the Insider Pro and Computerworld 2020 Best Place to Work in IT list share a common denominator: They create an environment that not only rewards workers with competitive compensation and benefits, but they also foster a spirit of diversity, social responsibility, training and innovation.”

Previous winning organizations include: Kaiser Permanente, DTE Energy, Plante Moran, Aflac, among others.

 

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About the Best Places to Work in IT
The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by Insider Pro and 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, IDG conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

Spectrum Health System, a not-for-profit, integrated health system, is committed to improving the health and wellness of our communities. We live our mission every day with 31,000 compassionate professionals, 4,600 medical staff experts, 3,300 committed volunteers and a health plan serving 1 million members. Our talented physicians and caregivers are privileged to offer a full continuum of care and wellness services to our communities through 14 hospitals, including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, 150 ambulatory sites and telehealth offerings. We pursue health care solutions for today and tomorrow that diversify our offerings. Locally-governed and based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, our health system provided $585 million in community benefit in fiscal year 2019. Thanks to the generosity of our communities, we received $30 million in philanthropy in the most recent fiscal year to support research, academics, innovation and clinical care. Spectrum Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics®, part of IBM Watson HealthTM.

Contact:
Andrea Finnigan
Media Relations and Newsroom Web Manager
Office: 616.486.2535
Mobile: 616.293.6050
Email: andrea.finnigan@spectrumhealth.org