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athenahealth Reviews

Updated January 11, 2015
Updated January 11, 2015
45 Reviews
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athenahealth Chairman, President, and CEO Jonathan S. Bush
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • People had fun working and work/life balance used to be difficult but fun (in 17 reviews)

  • The company is growing and promotions happen often (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • I saw Senior Managers struggling to have a work-life balance (in 14 reviews)

  • The company is growing at a pretty fast rate, and inevitably, the culture changes (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Strong culture and mission; great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watertown, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watertown, MA

    I have been working at athenahealth

    Pros

    Management cares about employees. There is a lot of focus around appraisals and mid year performance ratings. A significant amount of promotions from within the org. There is so much to do but work is exciting.

    Cons

    So much ground to cover that some days feel chaotic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to invest in your employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Love working here

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at athenahealth full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Culture, Co-workers, Good work/life balance

    Cons

    The compensation could be a bit higher

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. 4 people found this helpful  

    Great place to build a career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watertown, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watertown, MA

    I have been working at athenahealth full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Smart coworkers who work hard to solve healthcare's tough problems
    Lots of opportunity for advancement
    Fast growing company
    Good compensation and benefits

    Cons

    athenahealth is very faced paced which isn't for everyone. You may need to work long hours at times to keep up with urgent projects.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Awesome Culture!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Enrollment Analyst in Belfast, ME
    Current Employee - Enrollment Analyst in Belfast, ME

    I have been working at athenahealth full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Very positive team environment that is extremely interactive! Culture is a big deal and can't be stressed enough. It is a fun work environment. This is a company that really wants to have happy customers and is totally mission driven.

    Cons

    Changes happen every second at athena so you need to be pretty flexibility professionally is a must and a key to happiness there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work with the culture! It makes this company an awesome workplace.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Junior Inside Sales Agent

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Junior Inside Sales Agent in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Junior Inside Sales Agent in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at athenahealth full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Company culture is the best I've ever seen. Company spares no expense ensuring you are happy working for athena.

    Cons

    Cold calling and maintaining quota.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at athenahealth full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good people with a true mission. Being a remote employee allows for flexibility. Great culture with company provides many social opportunities. Growing very fast with room to advance.

    Cons

    Lots of hours and roles are not clear. Very inconsistent enforcement of policies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more hands on.

  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    As Happy As You Want To Be

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Alpharetta, GA

    I worked at athenahealth

    Pros

    This company excels at culture. Good from their healthy vending machines? Enriched with it. Its identity comes straight from the CEO and fosters collaboration, cooperation, and healthy competition amongst peers. I've never felt more supported by management. These men and women have endured the same trial by fire that you will (and as a rapidly growing company oh, you will) and know what tools their employees need to get the job done. Each location is soaked in history and, no other way to put it, just cool. Plenty to love.

    Cons

    I worked in Alpharetta prior to the Atlanta relocation. Culture grew but at a slower pace. Challenges to identity within the physical office space. Less cohesion amongst the present parties.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    A great experience with some amazing people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing in Watertown, MA
    Current Employee - Marketing in Watertown, MA

    I have been working at athenahealth full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    - Company has a great mission and vision, and they want to bring all their employees along.
    - Teach + learn is very important at athenahealth. They reward people who buy into this idea.
    - Senior leadership is made up of people who I have no problem following
    - Great benefits, relaxed culture (they want you to be happy!)
    - The athenahealth campus is beautiful!
    - High promotion potential, company growing rapidly.
    - CEO is charismatic + brilliant
    - Great bonuses

    Cons

    - I've heard in certain departments, work-life balance is tough. Not mine, though.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Best company to work for

    Current Employee - Project Associate
    Current Employee - Project Associate

    I have been working at athenahealth full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun, motivated peers, warmth and community, and an important company vision

    Cons

    Can feel a bit difficult to progress your career. Some management issues...keeping folks who have been at Athena for a long time instead of newer and more competent folks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be creative- evaluate management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Amazing company!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Boston, MA

    I have been working at athenahealth full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Very mission driven and employee centric. They create a fun work environment. They hire the person not the job which allows for a great cultural fit. Lots of room for movement in most places.

    Cons

    Watertown can be a pain to get to. Parking is an issue. Constant change can be fun, but sometimes frustrating

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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