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Magnet Recognition Program® Site Visit

Public Notice
Magnet Recognition Program® Site Visit

What is Magnet and why is Magnet important?

  • ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® is the highest credential a healthcare organization can achieve. It acknowledges the invaluable contributions of nurses in all healthcare settings and among all populations around the world.
  • Magnet designation is an indication to patients and the public that these organizations have met the most stringent, evidence-based standards of nursing excellence in patient care delivery. It is a results-driven recognition that fosters nurse engagement and the role nurses play as members of the interprofessional team to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.

Lexington Medical Center has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the prestigious designation of Magnet. Magnet designation recognizes excellence in nursing services.

Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so. Anyone may send comments via e-mail and direct mail.

Your comments must be received by the Magnet Program Office by August 9, 2024.

NOTE: All comments are CONFIDENTIAL and are not shared with the health care organization. Comments may be anonymous, but they must be sent in writing to the Magnet Program Office.


8515 Georgia Ave., Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3492