Sixteen Madison-area companies have made the 2016 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing, privately owned companies in the U.S., including two that cracked the top 500.

But getting named to the high-profile list is no sure sign of a company’s long-term success, as some past years’ designees have shown, both locally and nationally.

Madison health information technology company Wellbe, whose Connected CarePaths guide patients’ recovery after surgery and help health care providers track their progress, scored highest among Madison-area companies, at No. 322 on the Inc. 5000 list. Read the full story here.