Atwood-Purcell named DAISY Award winner

By Herald Staff

Stephanie Atwood-Purcell

JASPER — Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center announced that the next recipient of the DAISY Award is Stephanie Atwood-Purcell, RN. She serves as a clinical assistant and long-term nurse navigator.

Atwood-Purcell has been described as one who finds ways of connecting with patients that are truly astounding. She cares and the patients recognize that from the moment they interact with her. She also takes a personal interest in her co-caregivers, making sure they are successful.

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 a DAISY Award Partner, recognizing one of its nurses with this special honor each quarter. To find out more about the DAISY Foundation, please go to

For more information on how you can nominate a nurse, visit or contact Jessica Werne in Human Resources at 812-996-0514.

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