eScreen Ranks No. 2174 on the 2012 Inc. 5000 Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Overland Park, KS – August 17, 2012

eScreen, Inc., a leading provider of workplace drug-screening solutions and technology, today announced that Inc. magazine ranked the company number 2174 on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Unified Payments tops this year’s list. eScreen joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani,, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

“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. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

eScreen President and CEO, Robert Thompson said, “As a 5-time honoree of the Inc. 500|5000 list, eScreen is proud to be ranked amongst the country’s most successful and dynamic organizations. Over the past decade, eScreen has strived to improve processes for screening and maintaining safe and healthy workforces through innovative technology and software. To be recognized by Inc. again validates our commitment and is an honor for the entire eScreen team.”

About eScreen, Inc.

eScreen is a technology-driven services firm that specializes in drug-screening and employee health products and services. The company set itself apart early on when it created the only FDA-cleared instant digital drug screen. That revolutionary development, the eReader®, is eScreen’s exclusive, instrumented, 15-minute, negative urine drug-screening device. The eReader set the standard for the entire drug-testing industry. It also set the stage for the wide range of innovative products and services the company offers today. These include eScreen123®, the first paperless chain-of-custody form; and MyeScreen®, the industry-leading web-based result reporting and program management software.

The company’s newest product, Health-eScreen™, is an electronic application to schedule, process and deliver reports on medical services and physical exams via the eScreen platform.

Founded in 1998 by Dr. Murray Lappe and located in Overland Park, Kan., eScreen is the largest Third-Party Administrator (TPA) of Drug Free Workplace programs in the United States. In that role, the company processes millions of corporate-data transactions each year for employers of all sizes. For details on eScreen’s integrated, electronic drug screening, health services and other innovative workplace solutions, please visit

Media Contact for eScreen, Inc:

Johnna Guinty
913-327-5915 (x2217)