Company creates more healthcare IT jobs

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

One company plans on growing and says it will create more healthcare IT jobs.

Greenway Health has finalized plans to expand operations in the Westshore district with 104 new high-wage jobs and will invest $1.8 million into its consolidated operations.

The expansion is part of the company’s “Project Polaris” announced in October, aimed at providing better technology platforms for patients, physicians and care coordinators. Greenway Health closed an office in the Atlanta-area as part of the project.

The company plans to hire professionals in software development, legal, cybersecurity and marketing through December. The company hired 66 employees to fill existing roles and will continue hiring throughout the year, the company said. Some positions including 42 relocating from the Atlanta area. The average wage for jobs is $57,163.

“By providing physicians and their staffs with technology that more effectively operates as an extension of their work and amplifies intelligence at the point of care, we can support them for greater patient impact and also bring more joy back into their work,” said Greenway Health CEO Scott Zimmerman.

The privately-owned health information technology vendor provides integrated electronic health records and practice management solutions and revenue cycle solutions aimed at improving health care coordination, profitability and ambulatory health care efficiency across the U.S.

The expansion was a joint effort between the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp., Hillsborough County government and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The company will receive $520,000 in tax rebates from Hillsborough County and the city of Tampa once its meets salary and job requirements.

“Companies like Greenway Health continue to invest in Hillsborough County because this community offers the business climate, talent, and quality of life that their business needs to thrive,” said Hillsborough County Commission Chair Sandy Murman.