Johnson & Johnson Nursing
Proudly Advocating for, Elevating and Empowering All Nurses to Drive Transformative Health Change
Johnson & Johnson is proud to further our 120-year support of the nursing profession by working with our partners to advocate for and empower nurses as innovative leaders who improve patient outcomes, strengthen health systems and change human health for the better.
We believe that if we can help support and empower nurses and other frontline health workers to solve for the healthcare challenges they face every day, we will improve healthcare for everyone.
Johnson & Johnson stands with nurses on the front line today and for years to come, because we believe nurses change lives, and that changes everything.
National Nurses Month 2021 EventsNational Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday and International Nurses Day. Recently, the commemoration has been extended to encompass the entire month of May and is intended to promote nursing as a key profession and discipline and educate the public about nurses’ role in healthcare.
Johnson & Johnson will be celebrating and recognizing Nurses throughout National Nurses Month with several initiatives and programs including: the NurseHack4Health virtual hackathon, a new Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate Quickfire Challenge, new episodes of the SEE YOU NOW Podcast, and stories about nurse disruptors, those who have been transformational leaders in healthcare amid COVID-19. For more information on our month-long celebration, download our clendar of events.
Health systems are implementing creative strategies to support nurses’ mental health and well-being—more still needs to be doneA crucial takeaway from the Accelerating Nursing, Transforming Healthcare report was the mental health strain nurses experience and methods of reducing it. From trauma-informed group sessions to songwriting, check out the innovative strategies supporting nurses’ mental health and reducing stigmas.2021-11-12T14:16:34.536Z
Innovating to Improve Access to Care with the Awardees of the Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire ChallengeAs part of our broader pledge to support frontline health workers and help provide equitable health solutions for communities of color, Johnson & Johnson partnered with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the Association of Public Health Nurses (APHN) to launch the Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge, focused on Improving Access to Care. Meet the Challenge awardees, Erin Athey and Christina Calamaro.2021-10-26T12:01:38.483Z
Both before and during the pandemic, information has been vital—to identify best practices for taking care of patients, pinpoint resource needs, predict and plan, and stay nimble during constant change. The nursing workforce has been key to this work, applying the innovative use of data and informatics to streamline systems and practices.2021-10-22T20:34:36.255Z