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About The DAISY Foundation

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The DAISY Foundation was established in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes who died of complications of the auto-immune disease Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP) at the age of 33. (DAISY is an acronym for diseases attacking the immune system.)

During Pat’s 8 week hospitalization, his family was awestruck by the care and compassion his nurses provided not only to Pat but to everyone in his family. So one of the goals they set in creating a Foundation in Pat’s memory was to recognize extraordinary nurses everywhere who make an enormous difference in the lives of so many people by the super-human work they do every day.

What is The DAISY Award?

The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary compassionate and skillful care given by nurses every day.

To find out more about the program, including the growing list of Partners, please go to www.DAISYfoundation.org.
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Please describe a specific situation or story that clearly demonstrates how this nurse made a meaningful difference in your care. 

Thank you for taking the time to nominate an extraordinary, compassionate nurse for this award. 

Please tell us about yourself, so that we may include you in the celebration of this award if the nurse you nominated is chosen.   

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Nominations received by the 15th of the month will be considered for the following month’s DAISY Award

Please submit this nomination to Emanuel Medical Center.