Recognizing Exceptional Nurses

About the DAISY Foundation

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.

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.

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About the DAISY Award

The DAISY Award is an international program that awards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day.  Story Medical is proud to be a DAISY Award partner in recognizing nurses who deliver exceptional care.

Recognizing Exceptional Nurses

Our DAISY Award honorees are recognized at a public ceremony in his/her unit. Recognition includes a certificate, a DAISY Award pin and more.

Please say thank you by sharing your story of how a nurse made a difference you will never forget!


DAISY Award Co-Sponsored by Purdue University Global


Thank you for taking the time to nominate a nurse!