An honorary section from The Boston Globe
Jen Reader and Jen Harris exhibited a level of excellence in their profession, which was demonstrated by their amazing care giving, compassion, and empathy.
When readers needed them, they delivered not only good health services, but peace of mind.
It's not a just a job for these nurses. It's their life -- and the lives of those they care for.
Ron is without doubt the most compassionate nurse Ive ever met. His is dedicated to the patient and the patients family.
His brilliant personality can make even a scared, burned child beam a smile right back at him.
See the full list of nominees.
Innovations in technology, an aging population, a retiring nurse workforce, and healthcare reform are among the myriad forces driving the demand for new nurses while increasing the demands on practicing nurses.