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Magnet Recognition Program® 

Baylor Scott & White - Plano Receives Magnet Recognition®

Magnet® is a hospital-wide advanced recognition program from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This designation recognizes nursing excellence, professional practice excellence, patient and staff satisfaction and superior patient outcomes. Although the program focuses on nursing practice, the recognition and designation impacts all patients and employees of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano.

What does ANCC Magnet Recognition® mean?

  • ANCC Magnet Recognition® is bestowed on top performing hospitals globally. Currently, the top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals have achieved this honor, as well as four international hospitals.
  • In their annual report of “America’s Best Hospitals”, U.S. News & World Report ranks Magnet® hospitals higher than their non-Magnet cohorts.
  • Hospitals with ANCC Magnet Recognition® attract the highest quality care givers and specialists.
  • Magnet Recognition® communicates to communities that high quality patient care and a positive practice environment are a hospital's highest priority.
  • Research reveals practice environments that adopt the Magnet® culture achieve greater patient outcomes.
  • Hospitals with ANCC Magnet Recognition® receive higher bond ratings.