Notes on Nursing—July 2021 Issue

In this month’s newsletter, get to know the 12 J&J Nurse Innovation Fellows whose individual projects spotlight the power and potential of nurse-led innovation. You’ll also meet Charlene Platon, who leveraged her own mental health struggle to create a nurse-led, community-based app that helps alleviate pandemic burnout.
Inside the Issue

New Research: Accelerating Nursing, Transforming Healthcare

Johnson & Johnson is proud to launch our Accelerating Nursing, Transforming Healthcare white papers, in partnership with ANA and AONL. This timely research aims to define a progressive path forward for nursing that elevates and prepares the profession to lead transformative healthcare change.

Have a Nurse-Led Idea to Improve Access to Healthcare?

We believe nurses have the power to change human health. Which is why we’re seeking the best nurse-led solutions with the potential to improve access to equitable care for all. Apply today to the Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge: Improving Access to Care―applications due 8/6!

By Nurses, for Nurses: The Resilience App That's Battling Burnout

Amid the pandemic, the number of nurses experiencing burnout is higher than ever. Johnson & Johnson Nurse Innovation Fellow Charlene Platon leveraged her own mental health struggle and created Fifth Window, a nurse-led, community-based app which aims to help improve nurse well-being.

Addressing Unconscious Bias in Healthcare: A Call to Action

CME Outfitters, with grant assistance from the Johnson & Johnson Institute, is addressing how unconscious bias impacts healthcare. The CME offers clinicians actionable steps to assess how changes in their daily practice can improve health outcomes for underserved groups.

It’s a Wrap on Season 5 of SEE YOU NOW!

We’re reflecting on the breadth of conversations we had in the past season of the SEE YOU NOW podcast―we celebrated National Nurses Month, Juneteenth and launched a new “Meeting of Minds” series.

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