Kaiser Permanente, a leading not-for-profit health plan provider, will create a new IT campus, hiring approximately 900 IT professionals in Atlanta, Georgia. The new Kaiser Permanente IT campus in Midtown will consist of 157,000 square feet and will anchor the building located at 1375 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta.
“We are delighted to bring a new IT campus to Georgia,” said Julie Miller-Phipps, President of Kaiser Permanente Georgia. “The Atlanta area is a strong health technology hub with a high availability of tech talent, making it the ideal location for Kaiser Permanente’s new IT campus. We’re happy to be supporting Georgia’s economy with a healthy dose of new high-tech jobs, and to further demonstrate our commitment to improve the health and well being of the communities that we serve.”
“Our IT organization drives the technology that enables Kaiser Permanente to coordinate patient care and improve health outcomes,” said Kaiser Permanente Chief Information Officer Dick Daniels. “These new technology employees will be essential to our mission to provide the best care possible and empower our members to take an active role in managing their health and wellness.”
“Georgia has become a hotbed for global brands such as Kaiser Permanente to locate innovation and IT centers,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Carr. “The robust technology talent, thriving network of companies and overall high quality of life found here puts Georgia on the radar for these industry leaders. Kaiser Permanente strengthens the state’s healthcare cluster and we are proud that they call Georgia home and continue to flourish here.”
“I am delighted to welcome Kaiser Permanente’s new technology center to the City of Atlanta,” said Mayor Kasim Reed. “This relocation brings 900 new, well-paying jobs to our community, and in choosing Atlanta, Kaiser Permanente will be near world-class tech talent and part of a thriving network of leading technology and healthcare IT firms. We could not be more pleased with Kaiser Permanente’s decision.”
“We are excited that Kaiser Permanente has chosen Atlanta for its new IT campus. This investment in our region will create critical technology jobs and underscores the metro Atlanta reputation as a hub for talent and innovation,” said Hala Moddelmog, President/CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber.