Pathway to Excellence® Consulting

Achieve your Pathway to Excellence® Designation and Improve Nursing Outcomes

Our Proven Process Doesn’t Fail.

With our clients achieving Pathway to Excellence® Designation

Our Customized Pathway to Excellence® Services

Partnering with HealthLinx® goes beyond documentation to ensure not just your designation, but your sustained performance & improvement.

Project Management

  • Foundation Building
  • Educational Workshops
  • Writing Workshops
  • Detailed Content Editing
  • Copy Editing
  • Bi-Weekly Project Management Meetings
  • Supplemental Document Requests
  • Practice Question Sets
  • Nurse Survey

Pursuit of Excellence & Performance Improvement

  • Nursing Excellence Assessment & Plan Report
  • Dedicated Business Intelligence Team
  • Dedicated Improvement Expert
  • Performance Improvement Plan
  • Quarterly Plans for Excellence
  • Support Between Designations

The Difference between Pathway to Excellence® & Magnet® Designations

We Meet You Where You Are On The Pathway to Excellence® Journey

Have Not Yet Started your Pathway® Journey

Still not sure about Pathway®? If you don’t feel ready, rest assured knowing one of our specialties is getting all your ducks in a row before you even start the journey.

54-36 Months from Document Submission

You have plenty of time to prepare for Pathway® Submission. Be best in class for the entirety of your journey, maintaining the best practice timeline at every step.

36-12 Months from Document Submission

Using a custom timeline we ensure you’re meeting the requirements for the Pathway® standard and staying on track for document submission.

Pathway Redesignation & Continuity

Work with us from designation to designation to avoid “slippage”, make life easy on your team, and continue to receive quarterly performance improvement reports.

Bridging between ANCC’s Pathway to Excellence® and Magnet Recognition®

ANCC’s Magnet® Designation is a hard-earned recognition, but you have a leg up by starting on the Pathway to Excellence® Journey. Particularly, if you’ve been working with HealthLinx, you can take a seamless leap forward in your nursing performance and recognition status.

Contact Us to Schedule an On-Site Planning Meeting for Pathway to Excellence®

Or if you just want to have a conversation to learn more!

Pathway to Excellence® Resources

2023 Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Survey Report
2023 Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Survey Report

This whitepaper presents results from the January 2023 CNO survey and compares them to the January 2022 survey to garner insights as to how challenges in nurse engagement may have changed over the last year. 

Discover the results from our Pathway projects.

Nursing Excellence Testimonials

“Their guidance as an external expert helped us prepare our nurses and our leadership team for the survey, which went smoothly and yielded our Magnet® designation. We appreciate the expert guidance.”

– Magnet Program Director

“There was very little time for hesitation, and [HealthLinx] ability to answer my questions and ease concerns supported my ability to assist with the preparation for a successful Sinai re-designation.”

– Director of Professional Practice & Research and MPD