Mary Pat Schwing Certified Risk Manager
Mary Pat Schwing, RN BSN CPHRM, reviews and investigates clinical events for opportunities for improvement, regulatory compliance or the possibility of future litigation. She supplies information related to risk reduction strategies and legal compliance to staff at the Medical Center and conducts risk management educational presentations throughout the Medical Center.
Beginning in 1975, Mary Pat held various clinical nursing positions in Cincinnati, primarily in the operating room. She was a nurse educator at Fort Hamilton Hughes Hospital from 1996 through 2000. Mary Pat became certified as a legal nurse consultant in 2000 which led to her first Risk Manager appointment in Caritas Hospital, which was part of the Catholic Health Initiative System in Louisville, Kentucky. In 2002 Mary Pat became Director of Risk Management for Suburban Hospital within the Norton Healthcare system, also located in Louisville. She has been with the Medical Center’s Legal Service Risk Management Department as a Clinical Risk Manager since 2005.