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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

Lancaster General Hospital  Lancaster, PA May 27, 2016 
Greenwich Hospital Greenwich, CT   May 27, 2016
Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital  Baytown, TX  May 29, 2016
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas Dallas, TX   June 3, 2016
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS   June 3, 2016
The University of Tennessee Medical Center  Knoxville, TN June 4, 2016 
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA  June 4, 2016 
Florida Hospital for Children Orlando, FL  June 10, 2016
Munson Medical Center Traverse City, MI  June 17, 2016 
Washington Hospital Healthcare System  Fremont, CA June 17, 2016 
 Schneck Medical Center Seymour, IN  June 19, 2016