TITLE

Look for the 'Magnet' label

AUTHOR(S)
LONG, BETTY
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Jun2009, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the creation of the Magnet Recognition program to recognize health care organizations that provide the best in nursing care and professionalism in nursing practice in the U.S. The idea for the program reportedly originated from a research that determined which variables helped hospitals attract and retain nurses during the nursing shortage in the 1970s. Some of the benefits of the program are also mentioned, including a better-staffed Magnet health facilities.
ACCESSION #
41338074

 

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