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Share Your Story

We hope all of our patients and visitors have an exceptional experience with any of our facilities. Every day we are inspired by your stories and reminded why we put excellence in patient care first. We would love to hear your story and feature it on our website or social media channels. Submit it using the form below.


Greater Regional Health also participate in the awarding of a nurse twice a year for the DAISY Award. We take nominations all year round.

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Your Story

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The Daisy Award

The DAISY Award is a program that rewards excellence in nursing. It was created by the DAISY Foundation to recognize the clinical skills, extraordinary compassion and care exhibited by nurses everyday. The award is given out two times a year at our facility (in May and September), but more than 2,300 health care facilities, in all 50 states and 15 countries participate.

Who is Eligible for the DAISY Award?

To enhance and improve access to quality healthcare services and to improve the health and well being of Southwest Iowa residents.

P- passion

E- empathy

T- trust

A- admirable

L- loving

S- selfless

DAISY Award recipients humanize the mission, vision, and values of Greater Regional Health. These individuals selected consistently demonstrate not only the PETALS of the DAISY Award but the core values of Greater Regional, Compassion, Ownership, Respect and Integrity. The skills and patient care demonstrated by these individuals are recognized as outstanding role models in the nursing community. 

Past Greater Regional DAISY Award Winners

Rita Mikkelson

Jill John

Dustie Burton

Patricia Pedrick

Kristen Roberts

Suzanne Carlson

Jessica Heath (2)

Tricia Williams

Loretta Umbenhower

Amanda Baldwin-Smith

Heather Burwell

Click here to read the latest winning story. 

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2024 Spring Recipients, Hannah Weeda & Anthony Hutchings


DAISY Award Nomination Form

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