Beaumont, Troy Achieves Magnet Recognition® for the Third Time

Today we received some great news we are eager to share: Beaumont, Troy has achieved Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for the third time. Congratulations!

Magnet® signifies a commitment to the highest quality of care. Troy is among fewer than 500 hospitals in the world and one of only 12 in Michigan to receive this honor.

This status reflects the amazing nurses and patient care teams we have at Troy and the excellence they hold themselves to every day. It also recognizes how all employees, physicians, volunteers, and patient and family advisors must work together to create the positive work environment and excellent patient outcomes that the Magnet Recognition Program® celebrates.

We are so proud and happy for those who led the program at Troy. We especially congratulate Kelley McMillan, RN, director of Nursing Education, Research and Magnet; Sarah Berry, DNP, RN, clinical nurse specialist and Magnet program manager; and Melissa Foreman-Lovell, DNP, RN, chief nursing officer. Additionally, special thanks to Debra Guido-Allen, RN, who served as Troy’s chief nursing officer during the Magnet® submission process. Thank you all for your insightful leadership.

From the recent Magnet® site visit survey, Troy received three exemplars, a rare accomplishment, in:

  • Magnet standard for transformational leadership – for inviting and including more than 70 patient and family advisors to be involved in a variety of committees, including an executive council, which influences the organization’s decision-making.
  • Magnet standard for exemplary professional practice – nurses are empowered to practice with autonomy, as evidence by their work and shared governance. Nurses explore, update and improve patient care, participate in procedure and policy development, and influence decisions in the institution.
  • Magnet standard for new knowledge and innovation – nurses researched and implemented an improved method of triaging patients with stroke symptoms. A special thank you to Sara Chung, RN, for developing this tool.

Three of Beaumont’s acute care campuses have achieved Magnet Recognition®, and it is our goal to have all eight achieve this distinction. We are confident that by collaborating and living the core concepts of patient and family-centered care, we will reach that goal.

This extraordinary work moves us one step closer to our Moonshot goal. It is also part of our strategic plan’s three-year goal to grow the number of people who look to us for care by 10%.

Please join us in congratulating the Troy team for this tremendous accomplishment and for creating another Beaumont Proud moment.

8 replies
  1. Jennifer Sartor
    Jennifer Sartor says:

    So proud of the awesome team in Troy. Continue to keep up the great work! We have to continue to support the tremendous job our nurses do to ensure our patients are receiving the highest quality of care.

  2. Nancy Denton
    Nancy Denton says:

    Way to go Troy. It’s a 3-Peat!!!. I knew we had it in us. Thank you Sarah Berry and Kelly McMillan for all their hard work putting the document together. We couldn’t have accomplished it with out you. We should all be proud.

  3. Margot Langbeen
    Margot Langbeen says:

    Congratulations on your accomplishment of Magnet status and to all the amazing and dedicated people whose contributions led to that achievement!

  4. Nithilesh
    Nithilesh says:

    Great work really appreciate the whole team.

    Congratulations once again & many more achievements on our way.

  5. Fran Borg
    Fran Borg says:

    Whoop! Whoop! Way to go Troy Nursing Staff! Another great accomplishment!
    Congratulations Sarah and Kelley for all your hard work!

  6. Lisa Ouellette
    Lisa Ouellette says:

    So proud to work with this team of excellent nurses and leaders. Thank you for all you do each and every day for our patients, their families and for each other!

  7. Aimee Zebko
    Aimee Zebko says:

    Way to be Troy! I hope you all feel good about the brilliant light you just shined on us all.
    Enjoy!

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