Magnet® Updates and Annoucements

Welcome to our new blog, The Magnet® Corner. We hope you find this blog helpful and useful as well as a place where you can come to get all of your Magnet® questions answered.

First and foremost, it is very important to visit the Magnet Program® site frequently to keep informed of changes. Here are the most recent updates:

1. Manual Updates were posted in June, 2014  http://nursecredentialing.org/2014-MagnetManualUpdates
2. The Demographic Data Collection Tool Worksheet is now available at http://www.nursecredentialing.org/Magnet/Magnet-FormsTemplates/DemographicInfoForm

Next is news of how Magnet® status can actually increase your hospitals revenue:

Breaking Research News: Study Finds Magnet Status Increases Hospital Revenue by More Than $1.2 Million per Year
Hospitals accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as Magnet® Hospitals are recognized for having better nursing environments, promoting excellence in nursing practice, and providing high quality patient care. Now a new study, published in the May issue of Medical Care, finds that becoming a Magnet® Hospital also increases revenue by an average of $1,229,770 to $1,263,926 annually. Click here to read more.

Stay tuned and check back frequently as we’ll be updating The Magnet® Corner with more helpful Magnet® information, tips and advice to help you along your journey.