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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, fax, or direct mail.

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

Fax: (301) 628-5217
Phone: (866) 588-3301

Schedule of Deadlines for Public Comment

name location deadline
Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Houston, TX August 15, 2014
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary New York, NY August 18, 2014
Mercy Health System Janesville, WI September 1, 2014
The Chester County Hospital West Chester, PA September 1, 2014
Alaska Native Medical Center Anchorage, AK September 5, 2014
Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center Sioux Falls, SD September 6, 2014
North Carolina Baptist Hospital at Wake Forest Baptist Health Winston-Salem, NC September 12, 2014
Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus, OH September 12, 2014
University of Colorado Hospital Aurora, CO September 19, 2014