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MercyOne Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Exceptional Care


Abigail Peterson, a registered nurse at MercyOne Clinton Medical Center, is getting her moment in the sun. She received the DAISY Award for her work in the emergency department her team nominated her for giving extraordinary compassionate care.

The award recognizes nurses who advance health equity with their work in the community. She is noted for going above and beyond the standard requirements to ensure patients got the best medical care they needed.

Her nomination read, “Her joyful attitude at work is what immediately caught my attention. Over the past few years, I observed Abby carry that positive attitude into every patient encounter. Abby demonstrated extraordinary compassion and makes significant positive impact on a patients experience in the ER.

“Abby is quick to organize chaos. She is very attentive to her colleagues needs and has the ability to foresee the unexpected and deal with each situation at an expert level. Her clinical judgement and skills are exceptional, she doesn’t not shy away from challenges.”


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