Sparrow Carson Hospital Nurse earns DAISY Award Honor

Published: March 8, 2021

CARSON CITY, MI – Sparrow Carson Hospital has recognized a medical surgical nurse known for her outstanding care with the DAISY Award for extraordinary nursing.

Lacie Janssen, RN was nominated by a patient and retired nurse of 37 years. The nomination says, “Lacie represents the hospital and profession extremely well. She is knowledgeable, kind and caring. She was able to anticipate my needs and made my stay so much easier by keeping me informed.” 

Janssen joined the Sparrow Carson team in January 2019. She has experience in the Emergency Department, home hospice and long-term care. She currently provides exceptional patient care as a nurse on the medical/surgical floor.

The DAISY Award is an international program established in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes. Created in Pat’s memory, The foundation is dedicated to recognizing extraordinary nurses for the enormous difference they make in the lives of their patients every day.

Sparrow Carson DAISY Winner Lacie Janssen

Sparrow Carson Hospital nurse Lacie Janssen, RN, (second from left) receives her DAISY Award from (from left) Mark Brisboe, Sparrow Carson president; Stacey Snider, Medical Surgical nurse manager; and Chief Nursing Officer Monte Malek.

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