August 21, 2012

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa.- Accolade, Inc., a company that offers a new benefit which simplifies healthcare for the employees of large employers, announced today it has been ranked the number one fastest growing healthcare company over the last three years on the 2012 Inc. 500. Overall, Accolade ranked thirty-third on the 2012 Inc. 500 list of America's fastest growing companies. The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is an exclusive listing of the nation's fastest growing private companies ranked according to revenue growth percentage when comparing 2008 to 2011. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

“This is great recognition of two things: The caring and courage of our customers in trusting us to offer their employees and their families a new kind of health benefit, and the hard work and commitment of all of our employees who have defined a new profession, the Accolade Health Assistant,” said Tom Spann, Chief Executive Officer of Accolade. “By doing the right thing for our clients every time, we are helping them get better care, we're changing healthcare in this country - one family at time.”

“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. magazine Editor Eric Schurenberg.

About Accolade

Accolade provides an innovative employee benefit that simplifies healthcare complexity for the employees of large employers. Each employee and their family get their own professional Accolade Health Assistant who knows them, knows their benefits, and 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.

About Inc.

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit