Memorial applies for nursing designation

From Local Sources

JASPER — Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center for the prestigious designation of Magnet, a designation that recognizes excellence in nursing services.

Patients, family members, staff and interested parties who would like to provide comments to the American Nurses Credentialing Center are encouraged to do so.

Anyone may send comments via e-mail to or direct mail: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Magnet Recognition Program Office, 8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3492. Comments must be received by the Magnet Program Office by Feb. 16. Please note that all comments are confidential and are not shared with Memorial Hospital. Comments may be anonymous, but they must be sent in writing to the Magnet Program Office.

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