Marin General Hospital Earns Emergency Nurses Association 2018 Lantern Award

GREENBRAE, CA — Marin General Hospital is proud to announce it has received the Emergency Nurses Association’s 2018 Lantern Award for demonstrating exceptional and innovative performance in leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.

The Emergency Nurses Association’s Lantern Award showcases Marin General Hospital’s Emergency Department’s accomplishments in incorporating evidence-based practice and innovation into emergency care. The award also serves as a visible symbol of its commitment to quality, safety and a healthy work environment.

ER staff in front of building

“The Marin General Hospital Emergency Department Team has worked very hard over the last several years to improve the quality of care, safety, patient experience, and excellence in all of our programs,” said Michelle Tracy, RN, MA, CEN, CNML, CENP, Director of Emergency and Trauma Services at Marin General Hospital. “It is an honor to be recognized as one of the exemplary emergency departments in the nation with this award. It validates for us that the care and service that we are providing as a community hospital is as competitive as larger distinguished facilities. We are proud to be able to serve our community members in this capacity.”

“We’re excited to bestow 19 emergency departments with the Lantern Award this year,” said ENA President Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN. “The Lantern Award acts as a visible symbol to patients that the receiving emergency department values excellence and delivers exceptional care. It shines a light on that emergency department’s commitment to providing safe practice and safe care. These departments truly deserve this year’s award.”

Marin General Hospital’s Lantern Award will be on display in the Emergency Department. And, Marin General Hospital will be recognized in upcoming ENA publications, on the ENA website and at the association’s annual conference – Emergency Nursing 2018.

For more information on the recipients and award, visit the Emergency Nurses Association.

About the Emergency Nurses Association

The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation, and leadership. Founded in 1970, ENA has proven to be an indispensable resource to the global emergency nursing community. With more than 43,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates for patient safety, develops industry-leading practice standards and guidelines, and guides emergency healthcare public policy. ENA members have expertise in triage, patient care, disaster preparedness, and all aspects of emergency care. Additional information is available at www.ena.org