Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Awards Annual DAISY Award to Lori Mallory, RN

KNOXVILLE, IA – Lori Mallory, a Registered Nurse in Wound Care at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics (KHC), was recognized with the organization’s 13th annual DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

The DAISY Award recognizes an individual’s dedication to the nursing profession, patients, and their family members. The award was founded in 1999 in memory of J. Patrick Barnes who died at age 33 from complications of ITP (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura), thus giving name to award “Diseases Attacking the Immune System” DAISY.

Lori has been employed at KHC for three and a half years. In her nominations, Lori was cited for her heart and soul and dedication to her patients.

“When I think of Lori, I think of how she cares so much for her patients! She is goal driven and wants the best results from her patients and doesn’t take the easy way but the right way to deliver wound care! I always feel like she honestly has my health and wellness in mind and advocates that her patients receive the best care. She is an asset to the care provided at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics and proves herself to be valuable and deserving of being named the DAISY award winner,” read her nominations.

Each year, the KHC Operations Team selects a DAISY Award winner from nominations submitted throughout the year. Previous KHC DAISY Award winners include Cheryl James, Holly Ives, Kellie Jones, Sandy Cupples, Elizabeth Hembrook, Leah Sims, Rachel Davis, Deb Leffler, Dawn Bender, Ami Morgan, Amanda Phillips, and Kyley VanDonsler.

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics is a non-profit community hospital serving Marion County and the surrounding area. Named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital, KHC’s highly skilled medical staff and specialists provide personal, compassionate, and innovative quality health care to patients. For more information regarding this release and other happenings at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, call Public Relations at (641) 842-1418.

Pictured: Jan Myers, Chief Nursing Officer at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, presents the DAISY Award to Lori Mallory, RN.