Plymouth Meeting, PA – November 19, 2013 – Accolade, Inc., an innovative consumer services company dedicated to helping individuals and families get the right care the first time, today announced the formation of a Medical Advisory Board to help guide clinical best practices and continual quality improvement.
The board, made up of seven physicians selected for their multidisciplinary expertise, thought leadership and diverse geographic representation, also will help Accolade build its knowledge base of the best healthcare providers across the country — including the top medical centers and best physicians for treating complex conditions and performing complex procedures.
“They’ll help us pinpoint the practitioners who are the best in their field in all areas of the country, the doctors they’d recommend for their own families,” explains Accolade Chief Medical Officer, Alan Spiro, MD. “We are excited to have this prestigious group guiding us and challenging us to get better and better in serving our clients.”
Led by Dr. Spiro, the board includes:
The board’s first quarterly meeting was held Nov. 18-19 at the company’s headquarters in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.
Accolade, Inc. is an innovative consumer services company dedicated to improving the healthcare experience and helping individuals get the right care the first time. By taking the time to build relationships with the individuals we serve, Accolade Personal Health Assistants® are able to more effectively engage them as they navigate the complex world of healthcare and health benefits. Our Health Assistants take time to understand the many emotional, financial, social and logistical factors that influence individuals’ decisions, which, in turn, helps empower people to make the healthcare decisions that are best for them.
Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., Accolade has nearly 500 employees serving some of the nation’s largest self-insured employers. The company has been recognized as one of the nation’s most promising companies by Forbes magazine, the fastest-growing private healthcare company by Inc. 500, and the No. 1 mid-sized company by Top Workplaces in Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.accoladeinc.com.