PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accolade, Inc., an innovative consumer services company dedicated to simplifying and improving the healthcare experience for individuals and their families, has been honored by Inc. magazine as top job creator in the state of Pennsylvania.
This is the second year for Inc.’s Hire Power Awards, which recognize private businesses throughout the United States that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. Accolade hired 327 new employees from January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.
“We’re privileged to serve American families every day, helping them get the right care and have a better healthcare experience,” says Tom Spann, CEO of Accolade. “Today, consumers have more choice and accountability for healthcare decisions than ever before, but they need help to navigate the complex world of healthcare and health benefits. Our Accolade Health Assistants® are on their side, helping with any issue, big or small, across all stages of care.”
Accolade also ranked fourth in job creation across the United States health industry and placed among the top 40 private business job creators in the country. In 2012, Accolade ranked among the top 10 job creators in the state.
“Hiring the best, most knowledgeable and caring people as Accolade Health Assistants is the cornerstone of how we delight our clients and drive savings for our employer customers,” says Mary Creedon, EVP of Human Resources at Accolade. “We’re always on the lookout for great talent and will continue our rapid pace of hiring as we gain new customers and expand our office presence to the Phoenix marketplace.”
The Inc. Hire Power Award is for U.S.-based, private companies (both for profit and non-profit). Companies must have been founded in 2011 or earlier and have employed at least 10 full-time U.S.-based employees as of December 31, 2012. Award categories include most jobs created in the U.S., most jobs created by state, most jobs created by industry and highest employee growth percentage. A complete list of the winners can be found on www.Inc.com.
Accolade 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 and trust, Accolade Personal Health Assistants® are able to more effectively engage individuals as they navigate the complex world of healthcare and health benefits, and address the many emotional, financial, social and logistical considerations that surround each stage of decision-making.
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 healthcare 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.
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