Memorial Hermann in Beaumont earns national recognition

By The SE Texas Record | Sep 26, 2007

Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Beaumont

News release from Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital

Memorial Hermann Baptist Beaumont Hospital has achieved magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credential Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program.

'The Magnet recognition is a tremendous achievement for Memorial Hermann Baptist Beaumont Hospital, but it does not change who we are," stated Nancy Sims, Chief Nursing Officer. "It simply recognizes the excellent work our nurses and patient care givers do each day and reflects the commitment of our entire staff to serve as a team, providing the highest quality care possible for the people of our community."

Only three percent of the nation's 7569 hospitals � including the Mayo Clinic, John Hopkins Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center � have achieved Magnet status.

Memorial Hermann Baptist Beaumont Hospital is just the 18th hospital in Texas � along with St. Luke's Episcopal, Texas Children's Hospital and The Methodist Hospital � to have earned the highest award in nursing.

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