Celebrating nurses who provide extraordinary compassionate and skillful care every day...
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.
Please take 4 minutes to watch this moving video about why we are so passionate about nurses.
The DAISY Foundation is now offering grants to DAISY Honorees who wish to apply for funding to offset their expenses to volunteer on medical missions. We hope this new initiative will encourage nurses to provide their extraordinary compassionate care to the world’s most under-served and vulnerable people. For more information, click here.
We are excited to announce that The International Council of Nurses is now a DAISY supportive association! Nurses of the world, here we come!
To learn more, click here.
Check out these recently released articles from JONA, featuring the recognition of compassionate care DAISY Nurses that are available to download for free until November 30th! Bringing Compassion Back to the Forefront of Care by Sue Hassmiller and Compassion: A Critical Link in Extraordinary Care for Patients and Families by our Executive Director, Cindy Sweeney! https://journals.lww.com/jonajournal/pages/default.aspx
In case you couldn't join us, you can listen to our full webcast with Sigma Theta Tau International by clicking this link:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8169626874372340739
Application open for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses!
Once again, on behalf of The DAISY Foundation™ and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), we invite your organization to submit your DAISY Award® Nurses and DAISY Team Award Honorees as nominees for the 4th annual Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.
A new Video produced by Cherokee, a DAISY Foundation Industry Partner, movingly tells the story of just a few of the more than one million nurses who have been nominated to receive The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Care since 1999.
Pi Chapter wanted to recruit nurse leaders making a difference at the bedside. Chapter member Cynthia Sweeney, executive director of The DAISY Foundation, had an idea.
VIEW WEBINAR ON HOW TO APPLY SUCCESSFULLY HERE.
The DAISY Foundation is encouraging nurses seeking to impact and improve treatment of patients with auto-immune diseases or cancer to apply for a research or evidence-based practice project grant awarded by the Foundation. The deadline to submit a letter of intent for a J. Patrick Barnes Grant is Wednesday, September 5, 2018.
Nurses from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Children’s National Health System
to be recognized at the IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Congress, May 23-25, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Strategic Partners, Inc. and The DAISY Foundation Announce Recipients of the 2018 Cherokee Medical Uniforms Nursing Conference Scholarship
A great tool for your DAISY program! Nurse.com just published a DAISY digital online resource guide.. This guide features articles, videos, interviews and other information on a variety of topics including:
•DAISY’s Role in Your Journey to Excellence
•The Evidence Behind DAISY’s Impact
•DAISY’s International Reach
•The Voices of DAISY: Celebrating Honorees
•J.Patrick Barnes Grants for Research & EBP Projects
•DAISY’s Academic Awards for Faculty & Students
•The Creativity That Feeds DAISY…and much more!
We were honored to receive The NYC Health + Hospitals Nursing Champion Award! The winner is selected by the facility CNOs and System Chief Nurse Executive. The award is bestowed upon a person or organization to recognize demonstrated support for nurses and the nursing profession. Thank You!
Compassion Practices and HCAHPS: Does Rewarding and Supporting Workplace Compassion Influence Patient Perceptions? Absolutely!
Read this exciting study in Health Services Research to learn how recognition of extraordinary compassion enhances patients' perception of the quality of their care.
Bonnie Barnes, FAAN,
Mary Koloroutis, MSN, RN, and
Cynthia Sweeney MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC
The DAISY Foundation and Creative Health Care Management came together because of a shared love of the work of nurses and a keen sense of the importance of nursing care to patient wellbeing. At the DAISY Foundation, we have long wondered why nurses have such a hard time seeing the full value of their work. Creative Health Care Management, a consulting firm staffed almost entirely by nurses, has been able to provide us with some eye-opening answers.