The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. Henry Ford Allegiance Health is proud to be a DAISY Award partner, recognizing our nurses with this special honor every month.

Each DAISY Award honoree will be recognized at a public ceremony in her/his unit. To nominate a nurse, please complete this form.

Latest DAISY Award Winners

Angela Carr, RNAngela Carr, RN

7NW Medical/Surgical
Henry Ford Allegiance Health
Jackson, Michigan
Angela Carr, RN, always comes in with a smile to brighten her patient’s day. A patient shared how he had been feeling down after several hospital stays and that Angie ordered one of his favorite foods on his birthday. She also gave him a big hug and wished him well on his discharge day. Angie really goes above and beyond to make a special connection with her patients. 

Sarah Wahtola, RNSarah Wahtola, RN

Home Health Services
Henry Ford Allegiance Health
Jackson, Michigan

Sarah Wahtola, RN, consistently goes above and beyond. She personifies what it means to be an excellent, caring and conscientious nurse. Patients request for Sarah to return to their homes for care because she is bright, sunny and hard working. They know that Sarah will follow through to provide their needs.

Previous Winners

About the DAISY Foundation

The DAISY Foundation was established in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes. Patrick died at the age of 33 from complications of an auto-immune disease. During his eight-week hospital stay, Patrick’s family was impressed by the care and compassion his nurses provided, not only to him, but to everyone in the family. They created the DAISY Award in Patrick’s memory to recognize those nurses who make a big difference in the lives of so many people.

To learn more about the program, please visit DAISYfoundation.org.

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