Computerworld Names UHC Among 100 Best Places to Work in IT for Second Year

Jun 23, 2014, 16:00 ET from UHC

CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDG's Computerworld has named UHC one of the Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) for the second year in a row. UHC was prominently ranked, at number 2, in the small organization category. This recognition places UHC among the top national organizations that challenge their IT personnel while providing great benefits and compensation. In particular, UHC was highly recognized for its ability to recruit and retain top IT talent, career advancement and the training opportunities it offers its IT employees.

"To be recognized as a best place to work in IT for the second year is an honor," says Mike Hebrank, vice president, Information Technology, and chief information officer at UHC. "We are proud to be a premier data company for our member academic medical centers. This award not only endorses UHC as a leading IT employer but is also serves as a testament to our talented employees who tirelessly commit to delivering exceptional and innovative data products that make a difference in today's health care industry."

IDG Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for IT professionals. The list is based on a comprehensive questionnaire on 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. Each year, 100 organizations are selected by Computerworld's editorial team to receive this award.

"Hiring the best and the brightest IT pros, offering them competitive pay, and providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning for the outstanding employers on this year's Best Places to Work in IT list," said Scot Finnie, editor-in-chief of Computerworld. "Both newcomers to the list and rock-steady stalwarts nurture their talent with challenging business-critical projects, extensive training opportunities, and ongoing career development programs. They invest in their own futures by investing in their employees."

About UHC

UHC is an alliance of the nation's leading nonprofit academic medical centers, which are focused on delivering world-class patient care. Based in Chicago, Ill, UHC fosters collaboration with and among its 120 academic medical center and 308 affiliated hospital members through its renowned programs and services in the areas of comparative data and analytics, performance improvement, supply chain management, strategic research, and public policy. UHC helps its members achieve excellence in quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness. Formed in 1984, UHC's membership includes the leading nonprofit academic medical centers in the United States. For more information, visit

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping senior IT professionals, business decision-makers, and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value from core-to-edge technologies. Computerworld's award-winning Web site (, publication, focused conference series, custom solutions, and research form 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 7.1 million monthly page views (Omniture, February 2013) 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