Explorys Selected as Top Workplace by The Plain Dealer

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Leader in Big Data-Driven Healthcare Transformation Named as a Top Workplace in Employee-Led Survey

Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that it was selected as a 2013 Top Workplace by The Plain Dealer.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplace program recognizes companies that provide engaging, rewarding, and exciting work environments. This year’s list include 100 companies in three categories.

The Top Workplaces are determined solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading independent research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 37 major publishing partners and recognizes a list of 150 National Top Workplaces.

Explorys, an innovation spin-off of the Cleveland Clinic, has gained significant momentum over the past 12 months, adding four new customers to its national network which currently consists of 14 IDNs, 200 hospitals, and over 100,000 providers, making Explorys’ Network the largest healthcare big data compilation in the world. This vast amount of data provides healthcare organizations the ability to identify and measure trends, assess risk, and predict outcomes to drive quality care at lower costs.

“This recognition by the Plain Dealer is a testament to the hard work and tireless efforts of Explorys’ employees,” stated Explorys President and Chief Strategy Officer, Charlie Lougheed. “As a result of changes brought about by healthcare reform, the healthcare industry has an amplified interest in the area of big data, and as such, Explorys has realized unprecedented growth. Attracting and retaining top talent is a critical success factor for Explorys and our team continues to prove that innovation isn’t only for Silicon Valley—it is happening right here in Cleveland.”

Today, Explorys employs approximately 100 people, and expects to continue growing in the coming year. Recruiting from Silicon Valley, the East Coast, and the Midwest, Explorys seeks candidates with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. Employees at Explorys range from recent college graduates, to industry leaders with years of healthcare and IT experience. Explorys offers countless benefits to its team members including company-sponsored fitness programs and an innovative program called “Ten Time” that encourages associates to apply up to 10 percent of their paid time to other interests outside of the company.

“Working at Explorys is a great opportunity to contribute to the exciting changes that are happening in healthcare right now,” said Ebony Johnson, Data Curation and Content Developer at Explorys. “I really enjoy working for a company that encourages professional and personal development. Never before have I been a part of such a lively, collaborative office environment that inspires further education and innovative thinking.”

The Plain Dealer published the complete list of Top Workplaces on June 16th. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit http://www.topworkplaces.com and http://www.workplacedynamics.com.

About Explorys

Founded in 2009 as an innovation spinoff from Cleveland Clinic, Explorys provides the healthcare industry’s first secure, cloud-based Enterprise Performance Management platform that leverages BIG DATA to transform healthcare. While applying the power of massively-parallel data processing, its comprehensive network enables the nation’s leading provider organizations to more effectively leverage their data to drive value-based care and Population Health Management results utilizing both business and clinical intelligence, and meaningful performance evaluation. The Explorys network is made up of over 107 billion data elements encompassing 40 million patients, 200 hospitals, and 14 major integrated healthcare systems with over 100,000 providers who collectively deliver $46 billion of care annually. Deploying solutions comprised of expert resources and exceptional tools, Explorys unlocks the power of BIG DATA to improve healthcare for everyone. http://www.explorys.com

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