Barbara Whitcomb, RN, was presented with the November DAISY Award at Carroll Hospital Center, Westminster, Md. A nurse at the hospital for about 10 years, Whitcomb was nominated for her compassion and kindness toward a homeless patient in the hospitals emergency department, according to a news release.
Barb is an exceptional nurse whose compassionate care touches the lives of all of her patients, Stephanie Reid, BSN, MBA, MHA, RN, vice president of quality and CNO at Carroll Hospital Center, said in the release. Her willingness to go the extra mile to put this patients mind at ease is admirable. Im very proud to have her as a member of our nursing team.
Carroll Hospital Centers DAISY Award was created to honor outstanding healthcare professionals at the hospital, and is given to an RN or LPN each month to recognize their efforts in delivering exceptional patient care.