What We Do

Edington Associates is a company that marries 30 years of health management research and consultative expertise with powerful web-based software which correlates organizational health strategy with measurable outcomes. The Edington System takes three decades of best practices of research, consultation and collaboration by Dr. Dee Edington at the University of Michigan Health Management Research Center to the critical next step for organizations. Making “Health an Organizational Strategy” should be on the agenda of each and every leadership team who wants to make a meaningful impact on the vitality of its organization. Edington Associates and the Edington System can help make it happen.

Building Champion Companies is at the core mission of Edington Associates and it is based on the principles outlined in Dee Edington’s highly popular book on health management, Zero Trends. A Champion Company actively engages in Zero Trends’ Five Pillars that provides a foundation and solution for a CEO and an organization to incorporate “Health as an Organizational Strategy.” By following the Five Pillars solution, entire organizations are able to develop a culture of health.

Edington Associates apply novel solutions that help organizations develop healthy and high-performing workplaces by:

  • Improving management and employee ownership of their health
  • Improving employee and client satisfaction and happiness
  • Improving employee recruitment and retention
  • Increasing engagement and productivity
  • Helping it achieve appropriate health care costs
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Latest News
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  • Edington Associates Announces Strategic Alliance with CoreHealth Technologies (read more here)
  • Dee Edington's HERO Conference Slides HERE and photos from Dee's presentation HERE
  • Our CEO Dee Edington was named 'one of the 10 most influential people in HR' by Human Resource Executive Magazine! (Read about it here) 

LATEST BLOG POSTS
A tale of two halves of a career: Shared Values-Shared Results:

FIRST HALF OF MY CAREER

I would like to express my gratitude to the people working in the field of wellness and well-being. As I expressed at the Annual American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine meeting in San Antonio (June 2014), the Health Enhancement Research Organization Forum meetings in San Diego (October 2014) and upon being named one of 20 Human Resource Executives of the Year (April 2014), a career is the result of working with talented and committed individuals with shared values. (continue reading here)



"Thanks Dee, for warning us just how grave the pending health care disaster is in our country and for pointing us in the right direction to turn it around."

 Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager and Leading at a Higher Level

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What Dee Edington has done is really at the heart of enabling employers to create an appropriate business case for investing in the health of their employees and the cultures of their workplace."   
— Helen Darling
, President, National Business Group on Health

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"More enlightened, sophisticated employers—particularly the group Dee is working with— said lets look at this as an investment in workforce health and productivity.  In that context, you tackle this issue with new eyes and with more of a global reach."  
 Andy Webber,
President, National Business Coalition on Health