• Magnet™ Recognition

  • ANCC Magnet Recognized Hospital Porter Adventist Hospital has achieved Magnet™ designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credential Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® , the largest and most prominent nursing credentialing organization in the United States. Porter is the first hospital in the Centura Health system to achieve this national status.

    The Magnet™ designation places Porter among health care organizations that demonstrate excellence in nursing practice and adherence to national standards for the organization and delivery of nursing services. Porter completed a rigorous evaluation that includes extensive interviews and review of nursing services. Research shows there are clear benefits to hospitals that are awarded Magnet status and to the communities they serve:

    • Healthcare consumers have more confidence in the overall quality of a hospital if it has achieved the level of excellence established by the Magnet Recognition Program.
    • Magnet designated facilities consistently outperform other facilities in recruiting and retaining nurses resulting in increased stability in patient care and patient satisfaction.
    • Because quality nursing is one of the most important factors in enlisting high caliber physicians and specialists, Magnet status becomes an attractive force that extends to the entire facility.
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