J Nurs Adm. 2021 May 1;51(5):235-236. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000001005.
Increasingly, nursing research is considered essential to the achievement of high-quality patient care and outcomes. In this month’s Magnet® Perspectives column, we examine the origins of nursing research, its role in creating the Magnet Recognition Program®, and why a culture of clinical inquiry matters for nurses. This column explores how Magnet hospitals have built upon the foundation of seminal research to advance contemporary standards that address some of the challenges faced by healthcare organizations around the world. We offer strategies for nursing leaders to develop robust research-oriented programs in their organizations.