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Aon Risk Solutions and The Risk Authority team to offer unprecedented risk management services to health care providers

CHICAGO (Feb. 18, 2014) Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), today announced its alliance with The Risk Authority, a subsidiary of the Stanford University Medical Network, to provide industry-leading clinical risk management and enterprise risk management capabilities to health care providers across the United States. 

“The health care industry is evolving rapidly. As the global leader in risk management, it is our responsibility to make sure our clients have access to the most sophisticated and state-of-the-art clinical risk capabilities and services available in the marketplace,” said Ron Calhoun, managing director and Health care practice leader of Aon Risk Solutions. “We are excited to work with The Risk Authority, as they are the premier organization for health care ERM solutions and their unique origin as part of Stanford University Medical Network allows them to understand and service our clients’ specific business needs.”

This new alliance will provide clients with added knowledge, tools, training and strategies to ensure a quantifiable return on investment as well as demonstrable reduction in risks. These tools are built on core medical malpractice and patient safety services, enterprise risk management assessment as well as innovations that are developed to address the complexities related to specific clinical and enterprise risks.

“The alliance between Aon and The Risk Authority will combine the strength of Aon’s nationwide network of risk and people experts with The Risk Authority’s world-class health care risk consulting services, creating an unparalleled solution for the health care industry,” said Jeff Driver, chief executive officer of The Risk Authority – Stanford.

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Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 65,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise. Aon has been named repeatedly as the world’s best broker, best insurance intermediary, reinsurance intermediary, captives manager and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple industry sources. Visit www.aon.com for more information on Aon and www.aon.com/manchesterunited to learn about Aon’s global partnership and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United.

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About The Risk Authority
STANFORD UNIVERSITY MEDICAL NETWORK RISK AUTHORITY, LLC, aka “THE RISK AUTHORITY”,  a wholly owned subsidiary of Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford.  THE RISK AUTHORITY originated from Stanford University and its Medical Center risk management division.  The Risk Authority is an innovative healthcare risk consulting firm dedicated to transforming our client's risk management practices with cutting-edge solutions, unrivaled industry expertise and quantifiable results.

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