December 6, 2012

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa.-Accolade Inc., a company providing the benefit of simplifying the healthcare system for employees of large employers, announced today it has been cited in Inc. Magazine's inaugural Hire Power Award as one of the 10 fastest growing job creators in Pennsylvania. The Inc. Magazine award noted Accolade's creation of 138 jobs over the past 3 years. Earlier this year, Accolade was also recognized by Inc. Magazine as being the fastest growing healthcare company for the Inc. 500|5000 Award.

Inc Magazine's Hire Power Award recognizes the private businesses throughout the U.S. that have generated the most jobs in the three year period of 2008 through 2011.

“Accolade's growth demonstrates the vital role played by Accolade Health Assistants in enabling people to navigate the increasingly complex healthcare system,” noted Amy Loftus , EVP Capabilities and CIO of Accolade. “More and more employers recognize the bottom line business value of providing their employees with this Accolade benefit. Our growth is continuing to accelerate as we expand our teams of Health Assistants.”

According to Accolade, Health Assistants include professionals from a variety of backgrounds such as nursing, social work, education, insurance, employee benefits and other service oriented professions. Working in interdisciplinary teams supported by doctors, pharmacists and other highly trained experts, Accolade Health Assistants deliver high levels of personal services that make a difference in the lives of people.

“We are continuing to grow rapidly and in fact, since applying for the award we've doubled our size,” said Mary Creedon, EVP of Human Resources. “Accolade is actively seeking qualified professionals who want to help families get the right care in the right place when they need it.”

About Accolade

Accolade provides an innovative employee benefit that simplifies healthcare complexity for the employees of large self-funded employers. Each employee and their family get their own professional Accolade Health Assistant who knows them, knows their benefits, and who helps them navigate the healthcare system. The personal connections Accolade Health Assistants nurture with each family result in healthier and more productive employees, greater employee satisfaction and commitment, and significantly lower healthcare costs for their employer.

If you are looking to make a difference in people's lives, Accolade is hiring. Go to to learn more about Accolade's career opportunities.