10 Pennsylvania Hospitals Awarded Magnet Status

  1. 10 pennsylvania hospitals awarded magnet status

    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.of some 6,000 hospitals in the country, only 2% have achieved magnet status.

    pennsylvania has 10 hospitals honored by ancc's magnet program. the magnet designation lasts for four years, after which the system will have to reapply and go through the lengthy process again.

    hospitals that have reached magnet recognition follows, including the year of designation:

    - [color=#336699]abington memorial hospital in 2003
    - [color=#336699]children's hospital of philadelphia in 2004
    - [color=#336699]fox chase cancer center in 2000
    - [color=#336699]lancaster general hospital in 2002
    - [color=#336699]lehigh valley hospital and health network in 2002
    - [color=#336699]main line hospitals - bryn mawr hospital in 2005
    - [color=#336699]main line hospitals - lankenau hospital in 2005
    - [color=#336699]main line hospitals - paoli hospital in 2005
    - [color=#336699]pinnacle health system in 2006
    - [color=#336699]the western pennsylvania hospital in 2006

    to read more on the ancc magnet recognition program...[color=#336699]www.nursecredentialing.org/magnet/index.html
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