Brittney McGhee Smith Recognized with Hot Springs DAISY Award

Brittney McGhee Smith, RN, was recognized with a Hot Springs DAISY Award for the care she provided to a young patient who had experienced extreme skin damage. According to the nomination, the patient had been hospitalized for more than a week with a serious condition that included extreme damage to her skin. This made theView Full Post

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Madison Sorrell Recognized with Hot Springs DAISY Award

Madison Sorrell, RN, in Hot Springs’ Medical ICU, was recognized with a DAISY Award for the care and support she provided to a family after their father was admitted to the Medical ICU with a traumatic brain injury. “Our world was flipped upside down in a matter of hours. We still don’t really know whatView Full Post

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Alexis Johnson Recognized with Hot Springs DAISY Award

Alexis Johnson, RN in the Hot Springs Emergency Department, was recognized with a DAISY Award for her willingness to help out her coworkers during an especially busy night. Alexis offered to help draw blood cultures in various areas, helping out her team members as well as the patients. “The nurse was so kind and helpfulView Full Post

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Jason Jordan Recognized with DAISY Award at Infirmary

Jason Jordan, RN, was recognized with an Infirmary DAISY Award for the kindness he showed to a patient. Jason, who works in Behavioral Health, is the “true definition of compassion and empathy,” a patient wrote in his nomination. “This nurse is wonderful. He is very professional but still knows how to joke around and putView Full Post

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Chrysoloite Poyanon Recognized with Hot Springs DAISY Award

Chrysoloite Poyanon, RN, was recognized with a Hot Springs DAISY Award for the kindness she showed to a patient. Chrysoloite works in the Med Surg unit. They have a patient who is regularly admitted for care. During a recent hospital stay, the amount of antibiotics the patient required were making her sick. Chrysoloite recognized sheView Full Post

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Hilda Buckley Recognized with Hot Springs DAISY Award

Hilda Buckley, RN, was recognized with a Hot Springs DAISY Award for the compassion she showed a new mother. Hilda was nominated by the patient, who had an exceptional stressful birthing experience because of COVID-19. “Being pregnant and having a baby during the pandemic has been stressful and has come with a  lot of sadnessView Full Post

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Sarah Overbey Recognized with Hot Springs DAISY Award

Sarah Overbey, RN, was recognized with a Hot Springs DAISY Award for the compassion she showed to a family after their father passed away. In her nomination, the patient’s child praised Sarah, noting that she helped them locate a funeral home for their father because they were unfamiliar with Hot Springs. Sarah “went above andView Full Post

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Taylor Whitten Recognized with Hot Springs DAISY Award

Taylor Whitten, RN, was recognized with a Hot Springs DAISY Award for quickly stepping in to save a visitor’s life. The visitor was having difficulty breathing and stepped into the hall. Taylor overheard the unit clerk ask if they were choking, and without wasting a second, she began performing the Heimlich maneuver. Several coworkers gatheredView Full Post

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