OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Announces DAISY and Sunflower Award Winners

5/11/2018 - Mendota, Illinois

  • DAISY Award Winner, Raquel Rosas

    DAISY Award Winner, Raquel Rosas

  • Sunflower Award Winner, Beth Wise

    Sunflower Winner, Beth Wise

DAISY Award Winner, Raquel Rosas Sunflower Award Winner, Beth Wise

As a partner in the international DAISY Award program that recognizes the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care of nurses, OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center recently awarded its DAISY Award to Raquel Rosas.

Raquel, a registered nurse who works in the Medical-Surgical department and was nominated by co-workers at OSF Saint Paul. “We truly appreciate the compassionate care that RNs perform every day and the DAISY Award is one way to recognize these dedicated individuals,” said Heather Bomstad, Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer for OSF Saint Paul Medical Center.

In one of the comments received about Raquel, she was recognized for making a difference in the lives of her patients and in the lives of her co-workers with a positive attitude and empathetic ways prove what a great remodel she is.

The DAISY Award program can be found in over 2,000 healthcare facilities in all 50 states and 14 other countries.

The Sunflower Award, a recognition program offered to non-nursing staff with OSF HealthCare, was given to Beth Wise, an Patient Care Tech with the hospital’s Medical-Surgical department for 26 years.

A note submitted as part of Wise’s nomination reads, “Beth’s care for my Mom has been excellent.  Her care has been compassionate, soothing and efficient.  Even though all the CNAs have exceeded my expectations, Beth has especially been there for Mom every time”. OSF HealthCare encourages patients, family members and fellow staff to recognize caregivers who have provided exceptional care and service by nominating them for an award to honor their dedication.



JoEllyn Gahan
Community Relations Specialist
(815) 539-7461