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Georgette Samaritan, RN, BSN, CPHRM

Senior Risk and Patient Safety Consultant

Georgette provides risk and patient safety consultative services on our Risk and Patient Safety Hotline to assist hospitals, healthcare facilities, physicians, and their office team with specific loss/claims prevention and patient safety strategies. Georgette is writer and editor of MagMutual Insurance Company's risk management and patient safety publications and on-line Articles, Alerts and Advisories, including a bi- monthly on-line feature, "Claims Lessons". Her articles are also published quarterly in the Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia, and frequently reprinted in other professional journals and trade magazines.

Prior to joining MagMutual in 1994, Georgette served eleven years as Director of Risk Management for the Shepherd Center, Inc., building and managing Shepherd's loss control and insurance programs, including Shepherd's Infection Control and Occupational Health and Employee Safety programs.

Georgette is a registered nurse, actively licensed in Georgia. She is a charter member of the Georgia Society for Healthcare Risk Management where she held positions on the Board from1990-1994. Georgette earned degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia State University, cum laude.