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Angie Terry, RN Named DAISY Award Recipient at Redmond

Rome, GA; December 15, 2015; Redmond Regional Medical Center announces that Angie Terry, RN (Oncology) is the fourth quarter recipient of The DAISY Award at Redmond Regional Medical Center.  The DAISY Foundation™ is a 501(c)3 organization established in memory of J. Patrick Barnes.  The DAISY Foundation™ recognizes nurses for examples of extraordinary care through the presentation of The DAISY Award.  Redmond has partnered with The DAISY Foundation™ to recognize their nurses each quarter with The DAISY Award.

Redmond’s DAISY Award selection committee reviewed numerous nomination forms received during the fourth quarter of 2015.  Nominations were submitted by patients, families, visitors, and co-workers.  Each nomination contained specific examples of exemplary care provided by nurses at Redmond.  In recognition of the volume of outstanding nominations, Redmond’s DAISY Award committee also named seven Honorable Mention Awards in addition to Angie Terry, the overall DAISY Award recipient.  Those receiving Honorable Mentions are:  Jason Aldridge, RN – Emergency Room; Lisa Dempsey, RN – Oncology; Mattie Garrett, RN - 3rd Floor; Haley Monteith, RN – Oncology; Megan Morris, RN – 4th Floor Ext/Joint Center; Rebekah Oliver, RN – 4th Floor/Surgical Services; and Allie Prine, RN – 3rd Floor.

DAISY Award recipients are presented a small sculpture, The Healer’s Touch, that symbolizes the relationship among nurses, patients, and families.   As part of the fourth quarter DAISY Award presentation, Redmond also unveiled a large version of The Healer’s Touch sculpture featured in a courtyard in front of the hospital.  Redmond was honored to have Tina Barnes Carraher, Vice President and Co-Founder of The DAISY Foundation™, in attendance for the awards presentation and the courtyard sculpture unveiling.

For a roster of the organizations honoring their nurses with The DAISY Award and for more information about this and the Foundation’s programs that celebrate nursing students and faculty, visit www.DAISYfoundation.org

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