The DAISY Foundation recognizes nurses for the extraordinary care they provide every day.  Learn about a new award focused on nurses using patient flow to provide a seamless experience for patients and families with Cynthia D. Sweeney, Executive Director of The DAISY Foundation, Nanne Finis, Vice President, TeleTracking Advisory Services and Julie Atkins, a DAISY Foundation honoree.

Guest Bios:

Cynthia D. Sweeney, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC is the Executive Director of The DAISY Foundation. In her role she is engaged in ongoing program development and provides the “nursing view” for The DAISY Foundation programs.   In her previous role with ANCC, she provided the oversight for the development and execution of educational products and services that support nursing certification as well as organizational credentialing, including the Magnet conference.


Nanne Finis, RN, MS and Vice President, TeleTracking Advisory Services leads TeleTracking’s seasoned team of former hospital nurses and administrators in helping clients apply Lean Six Sigma methods and technology to process redesign and workflow automation. She joined TeleTracking in 2013 after more than a decade with Joint Commission Resources (JCR), a not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission after many years in nursing administration at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.


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  • How The DAISY Foundation started
  • The role gratitude and recognition play in job satisfaction for nurses
  • Julie Atkins, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences experience as a DAISY winner
  • The launch of a new award, The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses in Patient Flow, sponsored by TeleTracking

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