November DAISY Award Recipient Brynn Nichols

In January 2020, a patient nominated Brynn Nichols, a nurse on the Psychiatric Med Unit (PMU), for a DAISY Award. Brynn’s kind and compassionate care exemplifies her to our patients and their families. Our staff recognizes Brynn as an outstanding role model. The Nursing Practice & Environment Council (NPEC) selected Brynn to receive the November DAISY Award.  Taken … Read more November DAISY Award Recipient Brynn Nichols

Elizabeth Hathaway Receives DAISY Award

Elizabeth Hathaway was nominated by the daughter of a patient in Mercy Health Saint Mary’s. This lady’s mother was suffering from an intestinal blockage and severe nausea. During the two nights that Elizabeth cared for her mother, the nominator described Elizabeth as “exceptional. “We were truly blessed to have her as our nurse.” It was … Read more Elizabeth Hathaway Receives DAISY Award

Ashley Herbert, RN, Receives DAISY Award

Ashley Herbert, RN, works in the Birth Center on the Mercy Health Hackley Campus. She was the DAISY Award recipient for September 2019. For the first-time parents who arrived at the Birth Center in July 2019, Ashley was a calming influence that the couple continues to appreciate today. Her sense of humor, expertise and compassion … Read more Ashley Herbert, RN, Receives DAISY Award

October 2019 DAISY Award Recipient Pauline Hayes

While caring for a patient in the ICU on the Mercy Health Hackley Campus, Pauline Hayes, RN, had made a great connection with the patient and the patient’s spouse. Then her shift changed. The nurse who nominated Pauline for this award was the nurse who then took over the patient’s care. During that time, the … Read more October 2019 DAISY Award Recipient Pauline Hayes

Kaitlyn Averill, RN, Receives August 2019 DAISY Award

Kaitlyn Averill, who works as a registered nurse on N3/N4 at the Mercy Health Hackley Campus, is the recipient of the August 2019 DAISY Award. On multiple recent occasions, Averill has resuscitated patients, twice in the hospital and once in a public setting. Averill indicated that RQI (resuscitation quality improvement) technology has played a role … Read more Kaitlyn Averill, RN, Receives August 2019 DAISY Award

Erica Cotton Honored with July DAISY Award

Nurse Erica Cotton works on the 7th Floor at the Mercy Campus. A patient recently nominated Erica after receiving medical care at Mercy Health Muskegon. Erica’s patient spoke highly of Erica’s bedside manner. What follows is an excerpt of the nomination form for Erica: Erica was always kind, compassionate and competent. Her personality was refreshing … Read more Erica Cotton Honored with July DAISY Award

Diane (Dee) Cook Named the May 2019 DAISY Award Recipient

A registered nurse in the Clinical Procedure Unit, Dee Cook exemplifies the values of the recipients of the DAISY Award. She makes a meaningful difference in the lives of patients, colleagues and visitors. Cook was nominated by the Mercy Health Health Pavilion Lab Assistants who saw her quick action help to get a patient the … Read more Diane (Dee) Cook Named the May 2019 DAISY Award Recipient

Mercy Health Muskegon DAISY Award Recipient Mari Jean Mollett

The most recent Mercy Health Muskegon DAISY Award recipient is Mari Jean Mollett, RN, from the Hackley Floats Department.  Mari Jean was nominated by a colleague and patient’s family member. “Mari Jean was my father-in-laws nurse during his stay after knee replacement.  She was extremely kind and caring. She assisted with Meds to Go, so we … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon DAISY Award Recipient Mari Jean Mollett

DAISY Award Recipient, Danielle Villa, RN

The most recent Mercy Health Muskegon DAISY Award recipient is Danielle Villa, RN, from the Medical/Surgical Floor, 4 East on the Mercy Campus. Danielle was nominated by one of her fellow nursing colleagues. During a follow-up patient discharge phone call, the patient stated the following about her care: “During her hospital stay, she wasn’t feeling … Read more DAISY Award Recipient, Danielle Villa, RN

Muskegon DAISY Award Recipient Kurney Witham, BSN, RN

The most recent Mercy Health Muskegon DAISY Award winner is Kurney Witham, BSN, RN, from North 5/Mother and Baby on the Hackley Campus. Kurney was nominated by the parent of a patient. “My daughter was a patient in early October. Out of all of the nurses and physicians my daughter encountered, Kurney Witham stood out and shone … Read more Muskegon DAISY Award Recipient Kurney Witham, BSN, RN