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Excellence Matters

About Magnet

Only six percent of the nation’s hospitals have earned Magnet status, the gold standard for nursing excellence and quality care. Research shows Magnet hospitals report fewer patient falls, less medication error, lower mortality and higher patient and family satisfaction. Magnet hospitals tend to have lower nursing turnover and improved nurse work environment. Northwestern Memorial Hospital was awarded Magnet recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2006.


 

An Act of Kindness

A patient is thankful for attentive care.
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Magnet 2010


 

VIP Treatment

Customer service coordinator makes every patient a VIP. Read More. . .

Magnet 2010


 

A Second Chance

Staff goes extra mile to help client.
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Magnet 2010


 

Lasting Memories

Staff nurse helps a terminal cancer patient write letters of love to their family. Read More. . .

Magnet 2010


 

No Distance Too Far

Tech expert helps unite a dying patient with her newborn grandchildren.
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Magnet 2010


 

Helping Hands

Staff goes the extra mile to help a wheelchair-bound patient stay mobile. Read More. . .

Magnet 2010


 

At Her Side

A frightened pregnant patient finds comfort in pharmacy tech's kindness. Read More. . .

Magnet 2010


 

Behind the Scenes

She may not be a physician or a nurse, but she works to prevent hospital complications. Read More. . .

Magnet 2010


Last UpdateJune 6, 2011
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