Medical Monday: Sentara RMH recognized for nursing excellence
On this Medical Monday, Lesley Cook, director of the Magnet Program at Sentara RMH, talks about the hospital's re-designation as a Magnet facility.
Designation as a Magnet facility, Cook says, is the highest credential a health care organization can achieve for nursing practice. The facility was first designated in the 2014 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and every four years, they must re-apply.
Cook says only 9% of hospitals in the U.S. achieve this designation. She says research shows that Magnet hospitals have higher patient satisfaction and better patient outcomes.
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