Review of magnet hospital research: findings and implications for professional nursing practice.

@article{Scott1999ReviewOM,
  title={Review of magnet hospital research: findings and implications for professional nursing practice.},
  author={Jill Scott and Julie A Sochalski and Linda H. Aiken},
  journal={The Journal of nursing administration},
  year={1999},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={9-19}
}
The label "magnet hospitals" originally was given to a group of U.S. hospitals that were able to successfully recruit and retain professional nurses during a national nursing shortage in the early 1980s. Studies of magnet hospitals illuminated the leadership characteristics and professional practice attributes of nurses within these organizations. Recent investigations within magnet hospitals document significant relationships between nursing and patient outcomes, including mortality and… CONTINUE READING