Magnet 3.4.10 (1) - Community Health 458 Pam Bigler Magnet...

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Community Health 458 Pam Bigler
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Magnet is…. A HOSPITAL designation  given for EXCELLENCE in  NURSING ANCC-American Nurses  Credentialing Center
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Presently in the U.S. 356 hospitals in 45 states  have received this  designation  6% of the nation’s 5500  facilities Two in Australia; one in New  Zealand; one in Beirut,  Lebanon
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In Illinois there are 22 Advocate Christ- Advocate Hope Children’s,  Advocate Good Samaritan, Advocate IL  Masonic Medical, Advocate Lutheran  General Children’s Memorial Medical, Delnor  Hospital, Edward Hospital, Loyola University  Health, Northwest Community,  Northwestern Memorial OSF St Anthony Rockford, Passavant Area  Hospital Jacksonville, Trinity Medical Rock  Island Rush University Medical, The University of 
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And closer to us… Methodist and OSF St Francis  in Peoria OSF St. Joseph in  Bloomington  Memorial in Springfield Protestant Memorial Hospital  Belleville
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ANCC-Credentialing Center for  Nursing: Regardless of the health-care  organization's size, setting, or  location, achieving Magnet  designation serves to attract and  retain quality employees.  Magnet designation helps  consumers locate health care  organizations that have a proven  level of excellence in nursing care. 
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ANCC-Credentialing Center for  Nursing: "In an environment rife with  controversy about patient safety in  hospitals, medical error rates, and  nursing shortages, consumers  need to know how good the care  is at their local hospitals. [Magnet  is] a seal of approval for quality  nursing care."
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What it means: Research has  PROVEN that when compared to  other hospitals Magnet facilities have: LOWER mortality rates STELLAR  patient care Sound physician nurse  relationships High nurse satisfaction Low nurse vacancy and turnover  rates
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What is in it for Physicians Low nurse vacancy and  turnover rates-qualified  knowledgeable staff to provide  care Excellent quality of care High patient satisfaction
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14 Forces Forces of Magnetism The original MagnetTM research study from 1983  first identified 14 characteristics that differentiated  organizations that were best able to recruit and  retain nurses during the nursing shortages of the 
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