August 2015 DAISY Award Winner Named

Hopeanne Hess, RN, was selected as the August DAISY award winner at Meritus Medical Center. Her nomination form from a hospital director noted that “Hopeanne is an integral part of the hospital, adored by the patients and respected by her peers. Patients will mention her name and ask for her to care for them. She is very tuned into her patients and takes time to listen to their concerns and answer their questions. Her colleagues appreciate her team support and easygoing attitude. Hopeanne is a truly exceptional nurse and we at the hospital are very fortunate to have her on our team.” No other nurses were nominated for the August award.