ATLANTA (December 14, 2022) – Foundry's Computerworld announced today Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta was named a 2023 Best Places to Work in IT, awarding “top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation.”
“The current demands of the healthcare landscape, ongoing cybersecurity threats across all industries, and the opening of Arthur M. Blank Hospital in fall of 2024, pose unique and exciting challenges for IS&T,” said Jeremy Meller, Chief Information Officer of Children’s. “Our team is laser-focused on building safe, more predictive, integrated and coordinated solutions to increase collaboration between clinical teams, provide tools for more dynamic patient engagement, and streamline workflows. At the end of the day, the goal of IS&T is to support Children’s to fulfill our Mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.”
The information technology center at Children’s brings together analysts, developers, technicians, engineers and information architects to manage every application and piece of sensitive digital data in order to protect patients’ health information. The IS&T team also works extensively in Epic, an electronic health record system, which Children's was on the forefront of implementing in the Atlanta area.
Children’s has a variety of positions currently available on the IS&T team. To view open positions and apply for job opportunities, please visit www.choa.org/careers.
“Adapting to a ‘new normal’ has put additional demands on IT organizations at companies of all sizes. This year’s winning companies have stepped up with increased IT staffing and a variety of innovative professional development opportunities. The result of these efforts is that not only are IT staffs engaged and productive, but the entire business benefits from IT’s ability to support evolving workplace models and changing business and customer needs,” said Rob O’Regan, global director, content strategy, Foundry. “Importantly, this year’s award winners are laser-focused on diversity initiatives to expand the IT talent pool and promote workplace diversity and inclusion.”
About Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
As the only freestanding pediatric healthcare system in Georgia, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is the trusted leader in caring for kids. The not-for-profit organization’s mission is to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow through more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs, top healthcare professionals, and leading research and technology. Children’s is one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country, managing more than one million patient visits annually at three hospitals, Marcus Autism Center, the Center for Advanced Pediatrics, urgent care centers and neighborhood locations. Consistently ranked among the top children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has impacted the lives of kids in Georgia, across the United States and around the world for more than 100 years thanks to generous support from the community.
About the Best Places to Work in IT
The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top work environments for technology professionals by Foundry's Computerworld . The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, DEI, future of work, training and retention. In addition, the rankings are reviewed and vetted by a panel of industry experts.
Computerworld is the leading technology media brand empowering enterprise users and their managers, helping them create business advantage by skillfully exploiting today's abundantly powerful web, mobile, and desktop applications. Computerworld also offers guidance to IT managers tasked with optimizing client systems—and helps businesses revolutionize the customer and employee experience with new collaboration platforms. Computerworld's award-winning website (www.computerworld.com (http://www.computerworld.com)), strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world's largest global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld is published by Foundry. Company information is available at www.foundryco.com.