Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Gloucester, recently achieved the redesignation of Pathway to Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. RWRH earned the redesignation, after first being awarded in 2014.
Pathway to Excellence certifies the organization provides and nurtures the foundation of a healthy workplace for nursing team members. The designation is open to acute and long-term care organizations within the United States and internationally, and RWRH is one of 204 designated worldwide.
To earn redesignation, hospitals must undergo a thorough multi-year review process. The organization must demonstrate continued practice of the six positive workplace standards that make up the ANCC framework, which include shared decision-making, leadership, safety, quality, well-being and professional development. Achieving and exceeding pathway standards for framework can impact job satisfaction, reduce employee turnover, increase productivity, teamwork, improve patient experie...
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