Coffeyville Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce Dena Moore as the October 2020 DAISY Honoree. Moore, nominated by Dr. Landon Vinson, was recognized Tuesday for her passion for patient advocacy and her vast clinical knowledge that allows her to save lives in the Emergency Room every day.
“I wholeheartedly believe Dena brings a vigor for patient advocacy and assertiveness to this job that is exceedingly rare,” said Dr. Vinson. “This is matched only by her immense clinical knowledge and refined clinical skill set.”
The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care they provide patients and families every day. This is a nationally recognized award.
The DAISY Foundation is a not-for-profit organization, established in memory of J. Patrick Barnes, by members of his family. Patrick died at the age of 33 in late 1999 from complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), a little known but not uncommon auto-immune disease. (DAISY is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System.) The care Patrick and his family received from nurses while he was ill inspired this unique means of thanking nurses for making a profound difference in the lives of their patients and patient families.