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Magnet Designation

In 2001, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center was the first hospital in Texas and the 33rd nationally to receive an ANCC Magnet® Designation for Nursing Excellence, the highest honor bestowed to a hospital for nursing. Since then, we have become a five-time Magnet-recognized hospital—an achievement only 1 percent of facilities have reached.

What a Magnet Designation Means to You

A major criteria for achieving and maintaining Magnet recognition is outperforming national averages in nurse engagement, patient satisfaction, and quality indicators.

Magnet recognition enables hospitals to:

  • Attract and retain top talent
  • Improve patient care, safety, and satisfaction
  • Foster a collaborative culture
  • Advance nursing standards and practice
  • As we cultivate a supportive environment for caregivers, our team can provide exemplary care to our patients and their families. Learn more about the established initiatives that demonstrate our commitment to nursing excellence.

For more information about Magnet® Designation, click here.

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