Opportunity to Participate with The DAISY Foundation Awards

Kirby Bates Associates is a proud industry partner with The DAISY Foundation.  The DAISY Foundation was founded by the family of J. Patrick Barnes who died at an early age from an autoimmune disease. The nursing care Patrick received when hospitalized profoundly touched his family.  The primary purpose of the Foundation is to assist hospitals  [continue reading…]


September 24th-27th Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center Grapevine, Texas Stop by and visit KBA’s Booth #837


January 31 – February 3, 2016 Westin Mission Hills Resort and Spa Rancho Mirage, CA Visit our team at Booth #705

Why 2016 Will Be Our Third Year As a Proud DAISY Partner

By Karen Kirby, RN, MSN, NEA‐BC, FACHE, FAAN President & CEO DAISY is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System. The Foundation was formed in November, 1999, by the family of J. Patrick Barnes who died at age 33 of complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP). Shortly after Pat’s death, the amazing family and founders  [continue reading…]