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Strata Decision Technology Overview

Chicago, IL
201 to 500 employees
1996
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Computer Hardware & Software
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Strata Decision Technology provides an innovative cloud-based financial analytics and performance platform that helps healthcare providers drive margin to fuel their clinical mission. Founded in 1996, our solutions are used by over 1,000 hospitals including many of the largest ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to help heal healthcare. We approach this by helping hospitals and healthcare systems drive margin to fuel their mission.

Company Updates

  • Join us this Saturday (May 4, 2019) for a hackathon with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Chicago tech Community! Together, we can end hunger!! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMvkV

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    Written by Dan Vergauwen and Martin Luethi, Strata Decision Technology | While over 40,000 people are in Las Vegas this week for HIMSS 2018, the most intense "game" with the highest stakes for this crowd isn't in the casino. And the name of that game is cybersecurity.

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Strata Decision Technology – Why Work For Us?



Here at Strata, our mission, and our passion, is to help heal healthcare – driving solutions that will bend the cost curve.  Our software is influencing one of the biggest socio-economic problems of our time for the better and positively impacting patients’ lives in the process. And if that isn't enough? Our halls are filled with some of the most talented, most committed, most fun people you will ever work with, spending our days solving big problems. Join us as we collaborate…we celebrate….we innovate....together.


Help Heal Healthcare, the StrataWay

We are committed to our mission to help heal healthcare. Our unique culture is driven by a social, hardworking environment full of talented people solving problems together.  We embrace learning, cross-team collaboration, and continuous career growth.  Lifting each other to lift our clients, our product, our company.   


By following the StrataWay, we are...

  • Service-Centric: we desire to make an impact in and outside of our office. We are service minded people who support our customers, each other and our community.
  • Growth Minded: we are driven to own our individual learning and development
  • Impactful: We think two steps ahead to ensure the work we do will solve problems and make a difference.
  • StrataPros: Being Respectful, Accountable, Prepared and Positive is core to who we are and how we treat one another.

We are committed to giving back

As an organization, we are passionate about our community and giving back, which is why we developed our program, StrataServe, which specifically focuses on giving back to the community around us. StrataServe provides team members with several opportunities throughout the year volunteer and contribute.  It not only allows for team members at Strata to use their allocated volunteer day year-round, but also enables colleagues to join together as a team and give back to the community. 


Recent Events

Fighting hunger by re-packing food at the Greater Chicago Food Depository

Beautifying Chicago with the Green Star Movement

Annual September 11 Firehouse Visit

Our benefits help team members balance the well-being elements that make life and work meaningful: their physical health, financial security, social relationships, career engagement, and community involvement.



Meet: Michael - Senior Support Analyst

Michael is the first point of contact for our clients and is responsible for the timely and appropriate escalation of any client matters.  With a family history in healthcare, Michael finds this industry fascinating and feels healthcare has the potential to make a lot of positive changes.  Realizing he is part of something much larger, Michael is motivated by his desire to do his part and make a difference; knowing his contribution is greatly valued.

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Strata Decision Technology Reviews

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    I have been working at Strata Decision Technology full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast moving, fast growing company. The company has been around a little while, but has most recently really picked up. They've just expanded the office, new hires come in every month, new educational initiatives are always being added. This is a pretty solid environment all around. This place is great for people who enjoy being able to come in and expand their role, as you will seldom be told no on a new initiative or idea.

    They've also recently added a membership to linkedin learning for all new hires, and expanded training opportunities internally.

    CEO fist bumps me in the hallway. Can't complain.

    Cons

    Because it is so fast moving (and more recently so in the past couple years) it can be tough to get a hold of information. As a new hire, especially if you aren't coming from healthcare, it can be a steep hill to learn the industry and learn the huge product the company makes-StrataJazz. Many people who work here live and breath healthcare, and have also been here a while, so they know the product, they know the lingo, and they may not slow down for you to absorb it all. If you're not comfortable with a slightly more unstructured and fast paced environment, this may not be the culture for you.

    There's also (as probably anywhere) a huge cultural divide between the two floors. Developers and designers, and product people in general tend to keep to their group, while consultants and sales and support (located downstairs) tend to keep to their group and also have a much higher turnover.

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Strata Decision Technology Photos

Strata Decision Technology photo of: The orange team wins bubble soccer at the mid-year retreat!
Strata Decision Technology photo of: Lots of love shown on Strata's Day of Thanks! Each member of our team wrote a feather about what or who they are thankful for here at Strata.
Strata Decision Technology photo of: Members of our development team playing cards with CEO, Dan Michelson, at our 2017 Holiday Party
Strata Decision Technology photo of: Mike and Lynette, both leaders in Business Development and Consulting, share stories for the last year at the annual retreat.
Strata Decision Technology photo of: Girls who code - We love what Henna, Krithika and Laura do for our Dev team!
Strata Decision Technology photo of: Team Strata visits our local fire department each year on 9/11 to thank them for their service to our community and for keeping us safe at work!
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Strata Decision Technology Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
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    Application

    The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Strata Decision Technology (Chicago, IL) in March 2010.

    Interview

    phone interview :
    Mostly analytical questions,
    Angle between the clock hands

    1:1 : resume review,
    Mostly about previous background
    How do you prioritize the things?
    technical questions

    group interview :
    Why this Company?
    What are your goals - long/short term

    Interview Questions

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Strata Decision Technology Awards & Accolades

  • Top 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare, Becker’s Hospital Review, 2017
  • KLAS Category Leader- Business Decision Support, KLAS, 2017
  • Peer Reviewed by HFMA, HFMA, 2013
  • Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Company, Inc. Magazine, 2013
  • KLAS Category Leader, KLAS, 2014
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