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Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has announced the recipients of a pair of awards from the hospital.

Anne Barber RN has been named as the winner of the quarterly DAISY Award.

In a hospital news release Anne is said to go  consistently above and beyond her call to help others in need and thanks her for for her dedication to her patients and Memorial Hospital and Health Care center!

The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day.  Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is proud to be a DAISY Award Partner, recognizing one of their nurses with this special honor each quarter.

To find out more about the DAISY Foundation, please go to

If you’s like to nominate a nurse, visit or contact Tammy Billings at 812-996-0154.

Meanwhile Memorial Hospital says Chris James is the next recipient is of the GARDENER Award.

Chris is described as an employee that always goes above and beyond and provides a comforting and calm presence.

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center created The GARDENER Award as a result of the internationally known DAISY Award that recognizes the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.

Memorial Hospital is fully aware that it takes an entire team to function as a hospital.  This team includes not only the nurses, but also maintenance, billers, therapists, medical records, food service, etc.

At Memorial, every employee is necessary and plays an important role every day.  The nurses would not be able to provide the proper care to patients without the appropriate support staff.  The GARDENER Award was created to acknowledge incredible support staff that goes above and beyond his/her regular call of duty.

For more information on the award, please visit or contact Tammy Billings at 812-996-0154.

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