From the Heart
“The DAISY Award is too feminine," Jay West wrote in his nomination of Seth Williams, BSN, RN. "It should be the Palm Tree Award for guys. Palm trees grow in an oasis – full of water, with deep roots and elasticity to bend in a storm and bounce back. Seth was a great example of this.”
For her thoughtful and compassionate care of a "big, lazy baby," Methodist Women's Hospital Neonatal ICU nurse Katie McGuire, BSN, RN, was honored with The DAISY Award.
Thanks to the compassionate care she received and the quick action of a dedicated nurse in recognizing the signs of stroke, cardiac patient Raquel Hartranft has found a new home at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital.
“I love what I do, and I can’t ever see me doing anything else ever,” said Johanna Weidert, ADN, a telemetry unit nurse at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital. “This fills my bucket. We all have a bucket, and my patients and my work family fill my bucket. They make me whole and complete.”
When Charlie Dix, 84, made the difficult decision to transition to comfort care, Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital nurse Lisa Crowe remembered that sometimes what a patient needs most is simply to have their hand held.
'Always a Nurse First': Methodist Nurse Practitioner Honored for Extraordinary Staff and Patient Care
Pulmonology and critical care nurse practicioner Paige Pioppi, MSN, AGACNP-C, was awarded The DAISY Award for caring not only for COVID-positive patients, but also Methodist Fremont Health's critical care nursing staff.
For her years of consistent care and compassion for a young woman with a benign liver tumor, surgical oncology nurse navigator Heather Hagewood, MSN, RN, OCN, was honored with The DAISY Award.
Environmental Services (EVS) cleaning technicians are the first line of defense against infection at health care facilities, making them health care heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With COVID-19 disproportionately affecting Latinos, Spanish language interpreters have become essential members of many COVID-positive patients' care teams.
Methodist cardiovascular nurse Patty Sieler, RN, was honored with The DAISY Award for providing unyielding care and compassion to her patients and late mother while recovering from COVID-19 and completing nursing school.