Jon BergSanford Health Media Relations605-366-2432 / [email protected]
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sanford USD Medical Center and clinics attained Magnet recognition for the fifth straight time, a testomony to its continued dedication to high-quality nursing follow. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes well being care organizations that meet rigorous requirements for nursing excellence. This credential is the best nationwide honor for skilled nursing follow.
Receiving Magnet recognition for the fifth time is a superb achievement for Sanford USD Medical Center and clinics because it continues to proudly belong to the worldwide neighborhood of Magnet acknowledged organizations.
“We are one in all lower than 40 hospitals to be honored for the fifth-straight time,” stated Paul Hanson, president and CEO for Sanford USD Medical Center. “Congratulations and thanks to our nurses, nursing management and all different workforce members who made our Magnet designation doable. They’ve actually made Sanford Health a vacation spot for care and employment.”
Research demonstrates that Magnet recognition gives particular advantages to well being care organizations and the sufferers we serve, equivalent to:
Higher affected person satisfaction
Better affected person outcomes
Improved security and high quality
Highly educated and expert nurses
Higher job satisfaction amongst nurses
“Our nurses are the core of affected person care and we’re extremely grateful to have such gifted and devoted nurses at Sanford USD Medical Center,” stated Kelly Hefti, vp of nursing and scientific companies at Sanford USD Medical Center.
Magnet recognition is the gold normal for nursing excellence and is an element when the general public judges well being care organizations. U.S. News & World Report’s annual showcase of “America’s Best Hospitals” consists of Magnet recognition in its rating standards for high quality of inpatient care.
The Magnet Model gives a framework for nursing follow, analysis, and measurement of outcomes. Through this framework, ANCC evaluates candidates throughout a variety of elements and dimensions to gauge a company’s nursing excellence. The basis of this mannequin includes numerous parts deemed important to delivering superior affected person care. These embrace the standard of nursing management and coordination and collaboration throughout specialties, in addition to processes for measuring and bettering the standard and supply of care. To achieve preliminary Magnet recognition, organizations should cross a rigorous and prolonged course of that calls for widespread participation from management and workers. This course of consists of an digital software, written affected person care documentation, an on-site go to, and a overview by the Commission on Magnet Recognition.
Health care organizations should reapply for Magnet recognition each 4 years based mostly on adherence to Magnet ideas and demonstrated enhancements in affected person care and high quality. An group reapplying for Magnet recognition should present documented proof to reveal how workers members sustained and improved Magnet ideas, efficiency and high quality over the four-year interval because the group obtained its most up-to-date recognition.
About Sanford HealthSanford Health, the most important rural well being system in the United States, is devoted to remodeling the well being care expertise and offering entry to world-class well being care in America’s heartland. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the group serves multiple million sufferers and 220,000 well being plan members throughout 250,000 sq. miles. The built-in well being system has 47 medical facilities, 2,800 Sanford physicians and superior follow suppliers, 170 scientific investigators and analysis scientists, greater than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care places and world clinics in 8 nations across the globe. Learn extra about Sanford Health’s dedication to shaping the way forward for rural well being care throughout the lifespan at sanfordhealth.org or Sanford Health News.