What is the DAISY Foundation?
An acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune SYstem, The DAISYFoundation was formed in November, 1999, by the family of J. Patrick Barnes who died at age 33 of complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP). The nursing care Patrick received when hospitalized profoundly touched his family. Read more about why they started The DAISY Foundation.
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Latest DAISY Foundation News
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Our Vice President for Nursing, Dr. Cynthia Sweeney shares how compassion is a critical nursing attribute – which we're seeing firsthand during the #COVID19 crisis. Read her blog entry for HealthcareSource here
Announcing the 2020 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses in Patient Safety Recipients, Presented in Collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement
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Sigma has put together a bundle of resources for nurses. It is open to ANY nurse---you do not need to be a Sigma member. Some of these resources also provide CE, which we know is important to nurses to maintain certifications and licensures. More information: https://www.sigmanursing.org/sigma-is-here-for-you
By Bonnie and Mark Barnes, FAANs, Co-founders, The DAISY Foundation
Careismatic Brands, Inc, and The DAISY Foundation Announce
2020 Cherokee Medical Uniforms Nursing Conference Recipients
LOS ANGELES – (February 14, 2020) – Careismatic™ Brands, Inc., the world leader in medical apparel and manufacturer of Cherokee® Medical Uniforms, along with the DAISY Foundation™ are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Cherokee Medical Uniforms Nursing Conference Scholarship Program.