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Ruth Wood, MBA, CPHRM

Clinical Risk Management and Patient Safety Consultant

Ruth Wood serves MagMutual policyholders in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia designing and conducting risk management/patient safety programs and services to assist hospitals, healthcare facilities, physicians, and their office team, with specific loss/claims prevention and patient safety strategies.

Prior to joining MagMutual in 2017, Ruth worked at a large multi-specialty hospital system in New England, providing clinical risk management, underwriting, and claims management services for 16 years. 

Ruth served as the Director of Risk Management where, in addition to clinical risk management, she was responsible for environmental safety, emergency preparedness and patient experience. Ruth also helped establish and manage the hospital’s self-insurance programs and gained extensive experience with loss prevention initiatives through collaboration with clinicians and their support teams.

Ruth earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Colby College and her master’s degree in business administration from the University of Rhode Island.  She is also a Certified Professional in Health Care Risk Management (CPHRM).

 

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