Photo of UnitedHealthcare and The DAISY Foundation Presenting The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Alameda County M

OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UnitedHealthcare and The DAISY Foundation presented The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, Calif. This unique recognition program is part of many hospitals' recruitment and retention programs, helping to offset the acute shortage of nurses nationwide. Each month, nurses are selected by their nursing administration and peers to receive The DAISY Award. The honorees receive a certificate commending her/him for being an "Extraordinary Nurse." The certificate reads: "In deep appreciation of all you do, who you are, and the incredibly meaningful difference you make in the lives of so many people."

Back row from left -
Mark Barnes, co-founder, The DAISY Foundation
Bonnie Barnes, co-founder, The DAISY Foundation
Kim Horton, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Alameda County Medical Center
Back row at right -
Wright Lassiter, CEO, Alameda County Medical Center
At front left to right -
Dr. Anita Patel, Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare of Northern California with DAISY Award recipients of Alameda County Medical Center

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Back row from left - Mark Barnes, co-founder, The DAISY Foundation; Bonnie Barnes, co-founder, The DAISY Foundation; Kim Horton, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Alameda County Medical Center. Back row at right - Wright Lassiter, CEO, Alameda County Medical Center. At front left to right - Dr. Anita Patel, Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare of Northern California with DAISY Award recipients of Alameda County Medical Center (Photo: UnitedHealthcare)

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