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Kaiser Permanente Named No. 45 on Computerworld Magazine's List of Best Places to Work in IT

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Kaiser Permanente's IT organization recognized for fifth consecutive year

OAKLAND, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today that it ranked No. 45 out of more than 430 organizations nominated for Computerworld magazine's 2014 list of 100 Best Places to Work in IT. The list recognizes organizations that offer top benefits, competitive salaries, opportunities for training and advancement, interesting project work and a diverse work environment.

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This year Computerworld ranked organizations based on company size to more accurately compare work environments. Kaiser Permanente ranked No. 45 on the list of Large Companies, which are organizations with 5,000 or more employees.

"Being recognized as a best place to work underscores our commitment to offer a work environment and experience that's competitive, dynamic and engaging for IT professionals," said Phil Fasano, executive vice president and CIO of Kaiser Permanente. "Retaining and attracting talented employees is central to Kaiser Permanente's ability to deliver high-quality, affordable health care to our members and communities we serve."

This is the fifth consecutive year that Kaiser Permanente has made the list of Computerworld's Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT. Previously, the magazine has recognized Kaiser Permanente for its diverse workforce and commitment to a healthy workforce.

"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."

The Best Places to Work in IT feature appears in the June 23 issue of Computerworld and online at Computerworld.com.

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. www.idgenterprise.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. 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 website (www.computerworld.com), publication, focused conference series, custom 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 7.1 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 www.idgenterprise.com.

About Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve approximately 9.3 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to: kp.org/share.

Contact: Ravi Poorsina, Kaiser Permanente, 510-421-0557

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