Nurses; hospitals; patient satisfaction; pay-for-performance

Hospitals known for nursing excellence associated with better hospital experiences for patients

OBJECTIVE: To examine the relationship between Magnet recognition, an indicator of nursing excellence, and patients' experience with their hospitalization reported in the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey.

DATA SOURCES: This secondary analysis includes cross-sectional data from the 2010 HCAHPS survey, the American Hospital Association, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

STUDY DESIGN: We conducted a retrospective observational study.

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