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DAISY Award

Want to thank your nurse for extraordinary care? Nominate a nurse for the DAISY Award and share your story!

DAISY Award honorees personify Van Buren County Hospital’s remarkable patient experience. These nurses consistently
demonstrate excellence through their clinical expertise and extraordinary compassionate care. They are recognized as outstanding role models in our nursing community.

2022 Award Winner

2022 DAISY Award winner Shelly Heald at Van Buren County Hospital

Congratulations to our 2022 DAISY Award winner, Shelly Heald!

Nominate a VBCH Nurse

To nominate one of our nurses, fill out our online form or print out our nomination brochure and mail it to Kasha Kite at Van Buren County Hospital 304 Franklin Street Keosauqua, IA 52565.

Online Form    Printable Form

2022 Daisy Nominees

What is the DAISY Award?

The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary compassionate and skillful care given by nurses every day. Van Buren County Hospital is proud to be a DAISY Award Partner, recognizing one of our nurses with this special honor annually. To find out more about the program, including the growing list of partners, please visit DAISYfoundation.org.

About The DAISY Foundation

The DAISY Foundation was established in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes who died of complications of the auto-immune disease Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP) at the age of 33. (DAISY is an acronym for diseases attacking the immune system.) During Pat’s 8 -week hospitalization, his family was awestruck by the care and compassion his nurses provided not only to Pat but to everyone in his family. So one of the goals they set in creating a Foundation in Pat’s memory was to recognize extraordinary nurses everywhere who make an enormous difference in the lives of so many people by the super-human work they do every day.

Our Mission

Dedicated to enhancing health and well-being through compassionate and personalized healthcare and services.

ONE Culture | TOGETHER. WE WILL.

304 Franklin St. | Keosauqua, IA 52565

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You can also contact our Compliance Officer; Lynn Kracht at 319-293-8716 or Lynn.Kracht@vbch.org.

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