Photo of UnitedHealthcare and The DAISY Foundation Presenting the First DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Nemours Al

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Photo One:

UnitedHealthcare and The DAISY Foundation presented the first DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware. 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.”

Pictured with nurses from Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children are:

Louanne Stratton, RN, Chief Nurse Executive, Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children (5th from left holding flowers)

Dr. Humberto Guerra-Garcia, Chief Medical Officer, AmeriChoice by UnitedHealthcare (6th from left)

Roxanne Boucher, RN, DAISY Award winner (left of Dr. Guerra-Garcia holding flowers)

Bonnie Barnes, co-founder of The DAISY Foundation (left of Roxanne, holding flowers)

Maryann Heitmann, patient’s mother (far right, holding flowers)

Joshua Heitmann, patient of Louanne (red shirt, 2nd from right)

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Cheryl Randolph, 714-226-3441

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UnitedHealthcare and The DAISY Foundation presented the first DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo: UnitedHealthcare)

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