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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - Teresa Miller wins the DAISY Award


Click here to see our photo album. Teresa Miller, a Nurse in Labor & Delivery, was honored with the DAISY Award today. DAISY is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System, and the Award is given to a Nurse who goes above and beyond in terms of care for Patients and families.

The DAISY Award is a national program created in memory of J. Patrick Barnes died in 1999 of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura, or ITP at 33 years old. His family was overwhelmed by the skillful and amazingly compassionate Nurses that cared for Pat, and the DAISY Foundation and Award were created as an expression of their gratitude.

The DAISY Award is a way to recognize and make visible the contribution and value of Nurses wherever nursing is practiced.

Teresa received a certificate, a DAISY Pin to wear at work, and beautiful serpentine stone sculpture carved by the artists of the Shona Tribe in Zimbabwe. The sculpture depicts the embracing relationship Nurses have with their Patients.

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