What does Magnet® Mean for a Hospital?

Magnet® = Nursing Excellence

Nursing is one of the most powerful forces in your hospital.

It makes up nearly 50% of your FTEs.

It touches every part of the Patient Experience.

Engaged Nurses

Satisfied Patients

Higher Quality

Improved Bottom Line

Why Magnet?

19 of the Top 20 US News Best Hospitals Honor Roll are Magnet® Recognized

All of the Top 10 Children’s Hospitals are Magnet® Designated

Less than 10% of Facilities in the U.S., are Magnet® Recognized

Mortality rates are 14% lower at Magnet® hospitals

9 of the 9 healthcare organizations in Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For are Magnet® recognized or have Magnet® facilities in their system

Magnet® hospitals experience 1.7% less turnover than the industry average

In the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, Magnet® designation automatically earns full credit for Safe Practice #9 Nursing Workforce

11 Magnet® recognized hospitals have received the Baldrige Performance Excellence Award for Healthcare

Are You Ready for Magnet®?
We Will Get You Ready for Magnet®.

Eligibility & Requirements for Magnet®

Eligibility Criteria includes items such as level of education, for several levels of nursing leadership including the CNO, Nurse Managers, and Nurse Leaders.

You must participate and benchmark through a national database for nurse- sensitive quality indicators and exceed the ANCC’s required threshold.

It’s a lot to manage, whether on your very first journey or redesignating. Contact us to learn more about Magnet and see how we create a budget-flexible, customized plan that meets you where you are on the Journey and makes the most sense for your organization’s successful designation.

Or Start with Pathway to Excellence®

Pathway is a good starting point, or an alternative Nursing Excellence journey, depending on your individual organization. If you’re not ready or eligible for Magnet, this may be the route to take.

Pathway to Excellence

Compare the ANCC’s two Nursing Excellence journey options.

Why HealthLinx® for Magnet®?

We are the #1 Magnet® Consultant

when following our proven process

Nearly 100% of HealthLinx® Clients, which is nearly 30% of all Magnet® Designated hospitals, have achieved successful designation

Contact Us to Schedule a Complimentary On-Site Magnet Planning Meeting

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Magnet® Resources

Magnet® 2019 Manual Webinar Recap

Review the upcoming changes made in the Magnet Manual for designation require…

Bridging Between ANCC Pathway To Excellence® And Magnet Recognition® Programs

This presentation includes the major differences between the structures, processes, and outcomes of…

Magnet® Redesignation

350+ Inpatient-Beds Hospital Achieves Magnet Redesignation Partnering With HealthLinx

Creating & Sustaining Magnet® Culture Through Transformational Leadership

Defining, Describing & Discussing Transformational Leadership in Magnet® Culture

Discover the results from our Magnet projects.