Look for the 'Magnet' label

June 2009
Employee Benefit News;Jun2009, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p19
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.


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