IHA Forms Insurance Solutions Strategic Alliance With Gallagher


Partnership offers members a portfolio of affordable insurance benefits and services

The Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) understands the highly specialized and demanding work environment of health care organizations, which face unique challenges when it comes to attracting, retaining, and engaging talent while containing overall costs and managing risk. Knowing this, IHA has partnered with Gallagher, a recognized leader and innovator of employee benefits, human resources consulting, and risk management services, to offer IHA members a portfolio of affordable insurance benefits and services.

Through Gallagher, IHA members have access to consulting experts and specialist resources that can help employers align their benefit and insurance solutions to best mitigate risk while attracting, retaining, and engaging talent—all with a focus on cost control. Gallagher is a full-service benefit and insurance consulting firm offering resources specific to the health care niche and the ability to service all size clients locally, nationally, and multinationally. IHA members will also have access to Gallagher’s unparalleled health care insight when it comes to regulatory news, trends, and other industry education.

“Before selecting Gallagher, we conducted an extensive year-long search for the best insurance partner to meet the needs of Indiana hospitals,” said IHA President Brian Tabor. “We determined Gallagher offered both the right resources and the specialist expertise necessary to serve as a one-stop shop for members seeking cost-effective and comprehensive benefit and insurance solutions.”

HEALTH CARE EXPERTISE COMBINED WITH BEST PRACTICES

Gallagher’s dedicated Healthcare Practice addresses the business, people, risk, and process issues that are critical to success in today’s health care industry. The firm’s experts understand the industry’s specific challenges and are able to provide IHA members with solutions across all aspects of the benefit spectrum, from health and welfare to risk management and human resources consulting. Ultimately, Gallagher’s solutions are aimed at helping organizations drive productivity and growth.

Founded in 1927, Gallagher has been helping organizations lower costs and reduce risks for more than 90 years. Gallagher is a global insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, with a local office in central Indiana. This structure provides both a strong Indiana presence and access to best-in-class solutions from across the country. Gallagher’s reputation as a highly ethical company and commitment to transparency have earned the firm a spot on the Ethisphere Institute’s list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies from 2012 to 2018. Gallagher was the first and only insurance broker to be named to this annual list.

“This is a very exciting opportunity to partner with IHA and offer our unique skillset, specialist expertise, and in-depth resources to support the benefit and insurance needs of IHA members,” said Joe Weldon, Gallagher area vice president. “We have the ability to meet and exceed the expectations of IHA members.”

To learn about opportunities to drive savings and efficiencies at your organization and receive a copy of Gallagher’s health care industry benchmarking survey results, contact Weldon at joe_weldon@ajg.com  or 317-810-4358. This information can help shape your benefit and compensation decisions as you think about what other organizations are doing to address talent and cost issues.

Learn more about Gallagher at ajg.com.