Accolade in the News
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SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative health and benefits strategies can fundamentally improve the healthcare experience, outcomes and cost structure for more than 180 million people receiving employer-sponsored health insurance in the U.S., according to Personalized Advocacy provider Accolade. The company's CEO Rajeev Singhwill share these strategies and independently validated outcomes research at the upcoming Piper Jaffray Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City November 28th.
November 20, 2018
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Seattle, WA (October 3, 2018) - Employee health benefits are an essential part of a comprehensive total rewards package aimed at increasing employee retention and satisfaction. However, as healthcare costs paid by employers are expected to rise 5% for the fifth consecutive year in 20191 according to the National Business Group on Health, controlling healthcare costs remains one of the most important goals for employers across the country. Accordingly, employers are redoubling efforts to reduce the rate of healthcare cost increases, while simultaneously providing compelling benefits packages designed to attract and retain top talent.
October 3, 2018
SEATTLE, WA (May 7, 2018) — Accolade, a personalized advocacy solution for employers, health systems and their members, announced enhancements to its cloud-based health and benefits platform. The company’s new release powers the suite of connected Accolade products, including its new online member portal and benefits hub, mobile application, member engagement software, customer analytics dashboard, partner platform, and member communications engine. Together, Accolade’s technology and clinical services combine to create a more personalized, integrated and connected experience in healthcare – with both human and artificial intelligence at the core.
By Stephen Strigle
May 7, 2018
SEATTLE,WA (March 29, 2018) — Accolade announces $50 million in funding led by existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Carrick Capital Partners, Madrona Venture Group and McKesson Ventures, with participation from new investors including Cross Creek Advisors and Madera Technology Partners. Accolade, the single point of entry to personalized health and benefits, will apply this capital to take advantage of new market opportunities, grow its workforce, and expand its Personalized Advocacy solution used by more than 1.1 million U.S. employees and their families today.
By Stephen Strigle
March 29, 2018
Seattle, WA (November 7, 2017) – Accolade announced an expansion of its relationship with Lowe’s to further improve and simplify the company’s employee benefit offering, nearly doubling the number of Lowe’s members under Accolade’s care. Beginning in 2018, Accolade will become the first point of benefits support for Lowe’s employees and their families, addressing questions and needs ranging from benefits and bills to navigation of Lowe’s cutting-edge benefits ecosystem.
By Stephen Strigle
February 5, 2018
Seattle, WA (January 30, 2018) — Accolade, a healthcare advocacy solution for employers, health plans and their members, announced today it will provide personalized health and benefits support for 3,000 Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) employees and their families.
By Stephen Strigle
January 30, 2018
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Accolade Inc. is an innovative consumer services company, dedicated to helping people get the right care the first time.
January 29, 2018
SEATTLE, WA (OCTOBER 17, 2017) – Accolade, one of the fastest growing healthcare companies in the U.S. as named in the Inc. 5000, announces new leaders, strategic initiatives and company growth. Accolade welcomes new Vice President of Operations Transformation Thelma Haylock, and Director of Inclusion and Diversity Tina Gilbert. These new Accolade leaders will help align the company’s operations strategy with swift growth, where Accolade has increased its member base by nearly half a million in 2017. The recent Inc. 5000 listing accompanies Accolade’s honors as a Best Place to Work in both Philadelphia and Seattle by the Philadelphia Business Journal and Seattle Business Magazine in 2017.
By Stephen Strigle
October 18, 2017
Seattle, WA (June 13, 2017) – Accolade announces the Maya Intelligence Engine featuring Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning to provide highly personalized healthcare support for individuals and their families. Maya is core to the Accolade healthcare engagement and influence platform, which supports individuals in making smart healthcare decisions that improve their healthcare experience and health outcomes, as well as costs to both individuals and their employers. The company also announces its new Accolade Mobile app, the first app in healthcare to enable live messaging with dedicated Health Assistants and Nurses on any health- or benefits-related question or concern.
By Stephen Strigle
June 14, 2017
SEATTLE, WA (May 23, 2017) – According to a multi-year analysis conducted by Accolade, Inc., large, self-funded employers that disrupt traditional approaches to employee health benefits are achieving significant savings in annual healthcare claim costs. By adopting a high-touch, high-tech advocacy model to proactively engage employees in their care and influence better healthcare decisions, employers are driving down per member per month healthcare costs up to 15% while significantly improving member satisfaction.
By Stephen Strigle
May 23, 2017