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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

 Tenet-DMC Harper-Hutzel Hospital Detroit, MI   July 27, 2016
Stanford Health Care  Stanford, CA  July 29, 2016
University Hospitals Portage Medical Center  Ravenna, OH July 29, 2016 
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center  Philadelphia, PA August 5, 2016 
Indiana University Health Arnett Lafayette, IN  August 12, 2016 
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center  Torrance, CA  August 12, 2016
 Akron Children's Hospital and Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley  Akron, OH  August 19, 2016
 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA   August 19, 2016
 Yale New Haven Hospital New Haven, CT  August 19, 2016