www.advanceweb.com | 2018 | MAGNET EDITION 3 FEATURES 8  MAGNET DESIGNATION The honor remains as a nursing gold standard 10  THE ATTRACTION FOR MAGNET  Facilities that earn Magnet status are inherently more desirable places to work for many nurses. 12  MAGNET CERTIFICATION AND NURSING RETENTION What Do We Know? 14  THE IMPACT OF ANCC MAGNET DESIGNATION ON PATIENT OUTCOME  Does Magnet status serve as a motivator for professionals? 16  THE POWER OF ATTRACTION  Magnet Conference brings in over 10,000 nurses. 18  BEST NURSING TEAM WINNERS  ADVANCE is proud to announce our 2018 Best Nursing Team award recipients! COVER STORY 4 Has the Drive for Magnet Peaked? As the designation nears its 30th anniversary, increasing data offers answers as to its relevance and profitability. MAGNET EDITION — December, 2018 CONTENTS Copyright2018byADVANCEHealthcare,adivision of Elite Learning. All rights reserved. Reproduction ofanyformisforbiddenwithoutwrittenpermissionofpublisher.Magnet Edtion™ ispublishedonceayearbyADVANCEHealthcare,600Heritage Drive, Suite 102, Sanatoga, PA 19464. Our company serves the informational and career needs of doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals through a wide range of products and services, including magazines, e-newsletters and websites for health information professionals, healthcare executives, hearing healthcare professionals, imaging and radiation oncology professionals, laboratory administrators, long-term care managers and professionals, medical laboratory professionals, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, nurses, occupational therapy practitioners, physical therapy, massage therapy and rehabilitation professionals, respiratory care and sleep medicine professionals, and speech-language pathologists and audiologists. AdvertisingPolicy All advertisements sent to ADVANCE Healthcare for publication must comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Recruitment ads that discriminate against applicants based on sex, age, race, religion, marital status or any other protected class will not be accepted for publication. The appearance of advertisements in ­ Magnet Edtion 2018 is not an endorsement of the advertiser or its products or services. ADVANCE Healthcare does not investigate the claims made by advertisers and is not responsible for their claims. an Elite CE Company Advertiser Index ADVERTISER WEB ADDRESS PG American Association of Critical-Care Nurses www.aacn.org/benefits BC Baylor University onlinenursing.baylor.edu/advance 24 Capella University www.capella.edu/lp/healthadmin/ 17 Elite Learning nursing.elitecme.com FIC ADVANCE Job Board AdvanceHealthcareJobs.com 7 an Elite CE Company CEO Mike Duran COO Doug Wnoroski VP/GENERAL MANAGER Janet Blanner OPERATIONS DIRECTOR Maria Senior EDITORIAL CONTENT Rob Senior, Joe Darrah PRODUCTION/ART DIRECTOR Mike Galban MARKETING John Chadwick SALES ADMINISTRATION MerleAnn Paster MEDIA & MARKETING SALES Christine Hudak Tara Sanft CONTACT US FOR A FREE SUBSCRIPTION TO ANY OF OUR HEALTH- CARE ENEWSLETTERS: www.advanceweb.com LOOKING FOR A JOB? VISIT: www.advancehealthcarejobs.com ADVERTISING: www.advanceweb.com/web/Media_Kit/intro.html TO ORDER ARTICLE REPRINTS: contact@advanceweb.com TO PLACE AN EDUCATION, DISPLAY OR RECRUITMENT AD, OR TO CONTACT THE EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT: contact@advanceweb.com 484-300-4940 an Elite CE Company is produced by ADVANCE Healthcare, a division of Elite Learning