Providence Receives Magnet Status Again, July 13, 2009 Oregon’s first hospital to receive Magnet designation, Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland, has received redesignation for the distinction in nursing excellence. “This is an exciting day for the outstanding team of nurses we have at Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center,” said Martie Moore, RN, chief nurse executive. “The redesignation exemplifies the exceptional care we offer our patients.” Providence Saint Vincent first received Magnet designation in 2000.

Out of the way, ANA!

More healthcare dollars thrown at ANA for its campaign to block safe staffing. _ Sandy