The Magnet Recognition Program® was developed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to recognize health care organizations that provide the very best in nursing care and uphold the tradition within nursing of professional nursing practice.
The Commission on Magnet Recognition Program® recognizes 262 health-care organizations in 45 states, as well as one in Australia and New Zealand, for their excellence in nursing service. The following are the facilities that received Magnet Designation in November 2007:
- Ocean Medical Center, Brick, NJ—Second Re-Designated (original designation 1998 )
- Children's Health System, Birmingham, AL
- Presbyterian Hospital of Plano, Plano, TX
Find out more about the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®