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The American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition® is considered the most prestigious institutional distinction a health care organization or hospital can receive for patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing. Boston Children’s Hospital first achieved Magnet designation in 2008 and was awarded redesignation in 2012. Only 7 percent of hospitals in the U.S. are Magnet designated.
Magnet designation means that the voices of the frontline staff — who are governing and directing work at the point of practice — guide clinical decision-making. Research has shown that patients who receive care at Magnet-recognized hospitals experience:
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We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”