Twenty-five years ago, the foundation of the Magnet Recognition Program was established. Magnet designation has served as the hallmark of excellence for nursing practice, and research has demonstrated a profound impact on nursing practice and patient care. The purpose of this article was to forecast the direction of the Magnet Recognition Program. The authors discussed the results of a multivariate structural analysis of the forces of magnet and the subsequent future model for Magnet.
Authors' Affiliations: Professor and Director (Dr Wolf), Nursing Leadership Program, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Chief Nursing Officer (Dr Triolo), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania; Senior Vice President for Patient Care (Dr Ponte), Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.
Corresponding author: Dr Wolf, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, 336 Victoria Bldg, 3500 Victoria St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261 (firstname.lastname@example.org).