Broker AJG acquires healthcare consultant


Broker Arthur J Gallagher (AJG) has acquired healthcare consultant Integrated Healthcare Strategies located in Kansas City, Missouri and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Integrated provides strategic human resources consulting services specifically to healthcare organisation clients throughout the US. It offers human resource solutions ranging across healthcare compensation consulting, governance, physician relations, employee and physician engagement, strategy and executive placement. 

Bob Erra and his team will continue to operate from their current locations under the direction of William Ziebell, head of Gallagher's North Central employee benefit consulting and brokerage operations.

Patrick Gallagher, Jr, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said: "For more than 40 years, Integrated has built a highly-regarded and successful business based on its commitment to quality client services. Their highest priority is their clients' needs which make them a great fit with our sales and service culture.  

"The Integrated team will be a significant addition to Gallagher's healthcare niche and will be a great complement to our human resource, compensation and benefit consulting operations. We are pleased to welcome Bob and his associates to our growing Gallagher family of professionals.”

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