Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach have achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. Magnet recognition is determined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met. With this credential, Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s join the Magnet community, a select group of 395 healthcare organizations out of nearly 6,000 U.S. healthcare organizations internationally.
“Magnet recognition provides our community with the ultimate benchmark to measure the quality of patient care,” said Judy Fix, RN, MSN, SVP, chief nursing officer, Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s. “Achieving Magnet recognition reinforces the culture of excellence that is a cornerstone of how we serve our community. It also is the tangible evidence of our nurses’ commitment to providing the very best patient and family centered care to our community, of which we are extremely proud.”
Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s are the first hospitals in Long Beach to achieve the Magnet designation.
“I would like to recognize the amazing work, determination and effort of our nursing department who worked tirelessly on our journey to excellence,” said Diana Hendel, PharmD, CEO, Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s. “The collaboration of all hospital employees makes it possible for nurses to provide the best care that leads to best outcomes– and the Magnet designation.”
Source: Finn Partners