What does Magnet® designation mean for clinicians?

Magnet® hospitals are defined by a culture of excellence and innovation, which thrives throughout the entire institution.

Magnet® culture focuses on and encourages professional autonomy, decision-making at the bedside, ongoing professional education and the promotion of scholarship.

Magnet®-inspired patient care is characterized by collaborative working relationships, teamwork and inter-professional respect and support among colleagues.

Magnet® hospitals consistently outperform their peers at non-Magnet hospitals, with better patient outcomes and higher patient satisfaction.