Honoring Those Who Rise Above

There have been few times in history have healthcare professionals (HCPs) been in the spotlight like during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Healthcare hero” has become commonplace in media, but saving lives has always been at the root of the job. Bonnie Barnes, co-founder and CEO of the DAISY Foundation, said, “Nurses don’t necessarily need to save

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How Travel Nurses are Filling a Need in Rural Areas

Many are aware that hospitals in large, urban cities such as New York have had a constant need for nurses during the pandemic. These hospitals have attracted healthcare professionals because of high crisis pay rates. But a recent story from National Public Radio shed light on an important fact — hospitals in rural areas have

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ER Travel Nurse Joins TaleMed Clinical Team

Corbin Sohn has been an emergency department travel nurse with TaleMed for four years and recently joined the TaleMed team as the Clinical Liaison. In this new role he works to help other healthcare professionals on their journeys. “Every hospital is different: every assignment is different,” he said. “If travelers ever have a concern about

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Amber in NYC: A Mother’s Day Story

Amber R. is a mother to four kids and an ER nurse. She’s spending this Mother’s Day about 1,700 miles away from her family back in Texas while working in an ER medical trauma unit in New York City – and there’s no place she’d rather be. “I might not be at home to celebrate

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DAISY Award Winner: Marie P.

How a Nurse’s Quick Action Averted a Tragedy When you win a “Save the Brain” award from your hospital, it’s a good sign you may also become a DAISY Award Winner. TaleMed ICU nurse Marie P. earned her DAISY Award after taking quick action when she realized a patient of hers may have suffered a

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DAISY Award Winner: Erin M.

Having the Healing Touch Erin M. felt called to nursing early in life. She answered the call, and we’re recognizing her as a TaleMed DAISY Award Winner because of her heart for her patients. Erin was nominated because of her care for a specific patient, a woman dealing with a long hospital stay after a

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TaleMed Presents Our First DAISY Award Winners

TaleMed is proud to announce our first DAISY Awards! The family of J. Patrick Barnes established the awards in 1999 in honor of the excellent nursing care he received during his battle with the auto-immune disease Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP). And now as a DAISY Award healthcare staffing company partner, we honor two of our

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