The DAISY Foundation

Recognizing the extraordinary impact
of our nurses

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Nurses are the heartbeat of healthcare

symplr recognizes the invaluable role nurses play in healthcare. Their impact across the care continuum is immeasurable, and at symplr, we’re inspired daily by their extraordinary commitment and compassion.

For this reason, we remain dedicated to developing technology and solutions that empower nurses to do what they do best: care for patients and families. Their dedication fuels our mission: “Better Operations. Better Outcomes.”

What is the DAISY Foundation?

A proud DAISY Partner

DAISY models how meaningful recognition can ignite the passion and compassion that keeps the batteries of our caregivers charged so they can give the extraordinary care that merits the DAISY Award. Our partnership with the DAISY Foundation and with our many customers who are also DAISY Partners aligns us well with what is right and good in healthcare.

BJ Schaknowski

CEO, symplr
We are very careful about the companies we choose to partner with. symplr’s passion for nurses, respect for nurses’ role in patient care, and understanding of the impact of meaningful recognition make them a perfect fit with DAISY’s mission. We are very proud of our longtime partnership with this special company!

Bonnie Barnes

Co-Founder, The DAISY Foundation

Making an imact

symplr + DAISY Honoring Incredible Nurses at Annual Breakfast during ANCC Magnet Conference

Every fall, the annual DAISY Foundation breakfast is a much-anticipated event held during the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference. The 2023 breakfast was held in Chicago, IL and included keynotes from DAISY co-founders Bonnie and Mark Barnes as well as closing remarks from BJ Schaknowski, symplr CEO who reinforced symplr's ongoing bond with DAISY.
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symplr's Chief Nursing Officer Karlene Kerfoot Honored with the DAISY Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award
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