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Public Comments Solicited for Magnet Applicant Facilities

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) evaluates the environment in which nursing is practiced as well as compliance with standards promulgated by the American Nurses Association. Magnet program appraisers seek input from the public, including patients, families, clients, staff and others who interact with the health care organizations applying for Magnet® designation.

  • Everyone is welcome to participate.
  • Comments are confidential and may be anonymous.
  • Comments must be received by the deadline below.
  • Requests to talk with an appraiser may be possible, but are not guaranteed.
  • Comments must be made in writing to ANCC via email or direct mail.Please include the full name of the healthcare facility and location, including city and state.

ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® Office
8515 Georgia Ave, Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3492


Schedule of Deadlines for Public Comment

Orange Regional Medical Center  Middletown, NY February 12, 2016 
 Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York New Hyde Park, NY  February 14, 2016 
East Jefferson General Hospital  Metairie, LA February 19, 2016 
Memorial Medical Center Springfield, IL  February 19, 2016 
Hospital for Special Surgery New York, NY  February 21, 2016 
St. Vincent's Private Hospital  Sydney, NSW February 26, 2016 
Mercy Medical Center  Baltimore, MD February 26, 2016 
Billings Clinic  Billings, MT February 26, 2016 
Sentara Princess Anne Hospital Virginia Beach, VA  February 26, 2016 
St. Joseph Hospital  Orange, CA March 4, 2016 
 Englewood Hospital and Medical Center  Englewood, NJ March 11, 2016