The DAISY Award was established by the DAISY Foundation in memory of J. Patrick Barnes who died at 33 of ITP, an auto-immune disease. The Barnes Family was awestruck by the clinical skills, caring and compassion of the nurses who cared for Patrick. They created this national award to acknowledge exceptional nurses.

DAISY Award honorees personify Altru Health System's remarkable patient experience. These nurses:

  • demonstrate excellence through clinical expertise
  • provide extraordinary compassionate care
  • are recognized as outstanding role models

Altru Health System is proud to be a DAISY Award hospital partner, recognizing one of our nurses with this special and honorable award.

Please fill out the nomination form to nominate a Nurse for the DAISY Award. 

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