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Journal of Nursing Administration:
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e31827f2208

Business Case for Magnet® in a Small Hospital

Higdon, Karen DNP, RN; Clickner, Deborah DNP, RN, NE-BC; Gray, Frances DNP, RN; Woody, Gina DNP, RN; Shirey, Maria PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN

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There is minimal evidence related to Magnet® designation and the benefits in small hospitals. A business strategy for small hospitals (<100 beds) to achieve Magnet designation is presented, including a cost-benefit analysis, outcome measures, and financial impact data.

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