Rapid City Regional Hospital earns Credential Recognition

 Rapid City Regional Hospital is raising standards for healthcare.

The hospital has been working for three years to achieve Magnet Recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. The credential is awarded to exceptional healthcare organizations that meet ANCC standards for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice.

"Today we found out we were more than worthy, we had a unanimous vote by the ANCC in support of our magnet designation", said Mick Gibbs, President of Rapid Regional Hospital.

Attaining this credential helps the hospital attract and retain top talent, improve patient care, and advance nursing standards and practice.

Deb Colson, VP of Patient Care, says, "this is very important, very significant for this organization to achieve this recognition. Rapid City Regional Hospital is a part of who I am, and I am a part of who Rapid City Regional Hospital is, as is every caregiver that works here, and this is recognizing every individual who is employed at Rapid City Regional Hospital and the excellent care and compassion that they give to their patients".

Rapid City Regional Hospital is proud of the hard work and dedication exemplified to achieve this honor.