Buy this Article for $10.95

Have a coupon or promotional code? Enter it here:

When you buy this you'll get access to the ePub version, a downloadable PDF, and the ability to print the full article.


  1. Grant, Susan MS, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
  2. Toney, Sharlene PhD, RN
  3. Wilson, Martha MS, RN
  4. Barrett, Lynda MBA
  5. Kamke, Brooke MPH


Magnet(R) designation has become a highly sought-after credential for hospitals across the United States and internationally who want to distinguish themselves for clinical excellence and employee engagement. This article chronicles how Emory Healthcare, the largest, comprehensive academic healthcare system in Georgia, developed the Magnet Readiness Index(TM) to assess the status of nursing compared with the standards prior to submission of an application.