UPMC in central Pa. and its dedicated nursing staff are proud of their Magnet® recognition at UPMC Community Osteopathic, Harrisburg and West Shore. UPMC Community Osteopathic and Harrisburg attained Magnet® recognition for the third consecutive time in 12 years. UPMC West Shore, which opened in 2014, achieved Magnet® Recognition upon initial application. Our additional hospitals are currently on a journey to nursing excellence and will also be applying for the Magnet® Recognition.
Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence at UPMC Community Osteopathic, Harrisburg, and West Shore.
Pictured above: UPMC Community Osteopathic, Harrisburg and West Shore Magnet® Champions in central Pa.
"I love listening to my patient's journey, their life experiences, heartaches and triumphs and letting them know that they are safe in my care."
- Tamara, MSN, RN, CMSRN
Magnet Recognition® is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and is considered the gold standard in nursing excellence. The program recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice. Magnet status is granted only to hospitals that undergo a rigorous, voluntary evaluation process to demonstrate that they meet certain standards for care and practice.
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