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.

The BEE Award honors and recognizes team members who go Beyond Exceptional Expectations. These team members provide extraordinary experiences for patients, their families and visitors by exemplifying quality service and extraordinary care. The BEE Award recognizes our non-Nursing associates.