Accolade Inc., of Plymouth Meeting, received a $30 million investment from San Francisco investment firm Carrick Capital Partners, Carrick announced.

Big, self-insured companies hire privately-held Accolade, which was founded in 2007, to help their employees navigate the fragmented health care system and eliminate wasteful medical spending.

Comcast Corp. was among Accolade's early customers. Accolade said in October that it employed nearly 500.

- Harold Brubaker