MANKATO, Minn. ― Several nurses were honored this week with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses in the Southwest Region of Mayo Clinic Health System.
Rita Williams, a Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont nurse of 44 years, received her surprise DAISY Award at her retirement party Aug. 17. The other recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses were Anna Kortuem, Shylah Cassidy and Jaclyn (Jackie) Friedrichs of Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato.
Regional Trauma Nurse Manager Gail Norris was the recipient of The DAISY Nurse Leader Award.
The DAISY Award is a prestigious recognition program used by more than 5,000 health care facilities and schools worldwide to recognize registered and licensed practical nurses who demonstrate extraordinary service and compassion.
Nurses are nominated for The DAISY Award by patients, family members, visitors, physicians, nursing colleagues or allied health staff members who experience or observe extraordinary care and compassion being provided by the nurse. Nominations can be completed online at mayoclinichealthsystem.org/DAISYAWARD. Every quarter a selection committee reviews the nominations and selects winners.
Learn more about the DAISY Award program and history at daisyfoundation.org.
Press ContactAmanda Dyslin