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Jeanie Holbeck is DAISY award winner

During National Nurses Week, Community Memorial Hospital announced its very first DAISY Award honoree. The DAISY Foundation was formed in 1999 by Bonnie and Mark Barnes in memory of their late son, Patrick Barnes. Moved by the kindness and compassion Patrick’s nurses showed him, the Barnes family wanted to start a program to recognize nurses for their exceptional care. Since January 2023, 24 CMH nurses have been nominated for the DAISY Award by patients, visitors, or colleagues. A panel of CMH staff reviewed the nominations and selected Jeanie Holbeck, an intensive care unit registered nurse, as the DAISY Award honoree. Jeanie was selected for her ability to positively connect with patients and make them feel valued, especially amidst difficult circumstances. She exemplifies CMH’s goal of providing friendly, compassionate care to our neighbors. To learn more about the DAISY Award or nominate a CMH nurse, please visit cloquethospital.com/daisy-award.