Magnet Recognition LogoAs champions for children, Arkansas Children's Hospital has joined the elite eight percent of hospitals in the world that have Magnet Status. Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is the most prestigious distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. The American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. With this credential, Arkansas Children's joins the global community of Magnet-recognized organizations. Under 600 health care organizations out of over 6,000 U.S. hospitals have achieved Magnet recognition.

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What does Magnet® mean to you?

Research demonstrates that Magnet® recognition provides specific benefits to healthcare organizations and their communities, such as:

  • Higher patient satisfaction with nurse communication, availability of help and receipt of discharge information.
  • Lower risk of 30-day mortality and lower failure to rescue rates.
  • Higher job satisfaction among nurses.
  • Lower nurse reports of intentions to leave their positions.

The Magnet Difference! Nurses at Arkansas Children's Hospital Explain Impact of Magnet Designation