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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  • NEW BLOG POST--By Dee Edington--A Fundamental Question: Why Focus on Participation? (Read more 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

1) By Dee Edington: A Fundamental Question: Why Focus on Participation? 
I suspect this question is trivial at first glance. We all agree that participation in workplace programs is important, but is a higher level of participation critical and at what cost? The issue could be framed as an economic issue of quantity versus quality: using excess annual financial resources (incentives) on those who have a low motivation of changing health behaviors...(Read More 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