Thank your nurse for the compassionate and extraordinary care you received at Wise Health System by nominating them for the DAISY Award!
What is the DAISY Award?
The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award is an international recognition program that honors and celebrates the skillful, compassionate care nurses provide every day.
What is the DAISY Foundation?
The DAISY Foundation was established by the family of J. Patrick Barnes after he died from complications of the auto-immune disease ITP in 1999. During his hospitalization, they deeply appreciated the care and compassion shown to Patrick and his entire family. When he died, they felt compelled to say “thank you” to nurses in a very public way.
What does each DAISY Award winner receive?
Each DAISY Award Honoree will be recognized at a public ceremony in her/his unit and will receive: a beautiful certificate, a DAISY Award pin, and a hand-carved stone sculpture entitled A Healer’s Touch.
Additionally, everyone in the unit will celebrate with cinnamon rolls – a favorite of Patrick’s during his illness. The Barnes Family asks that whenever and wherever nurses smell that wonderful cinnamon aroma, they stop for a moment and think about how special they are.
Past DAISY Award Winners
|Tina O’Brian||2021, Quarter 3|
|Rissia Van Vleck||2021, Quarter 2|
|Sheryl Grace, RN||2021, Quarter 1|
|Cherry Sipe, RN||2020, Quarter 4|
|Mandy Ikota, LVN and Mariah Reaves, BSN, RN||2020, Quarter 3|
|Christy Williams, RN, BSN||2020, Quarter 2|
|Miranda “Shae” Gallant, RN||2020, Quarter 1|
|Andrea Duwe, RN and Rhonda Kirbie||2019, Quarter 4|
|Hollie Wright||2019, Quarter 3|
|Jin Roh||2019, Quarter 2|
|Emergency Department Team||2018, Quarter 3|
|Candance Clowers||2018, Quarter 2|
|Dick Gilley||2018, Quarter 1|
How Can I Nominate an Extraordinary Nurse?
You can nominate a Wise Health System nurse for the DAISY Award by using our online form or mailing in a completed form.
Click the button below to share your story of how your nurse made a difference you will never forget!
Click here to view and print a PDF version of the DAISY Award nomination form. Please mail the completed form to the address listed on the document.