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Nurse Entrepreneur

  • Fast-paced Fast-pacedResearch-oriented Analyze data and discover new ways to help patients.Varied Take on different tasks, patients, and situations every day.Independent Work on your own or even start your own practice, in some states.Managerial Lead, guide and support other nurses so they can provide the best care.
    A Nurse Entrepreneur uses their nursing education and experience to start their own healthcare-related business.
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    2024-02-15T21:00:52.512Z
  • New focus areas. An inspiring keynote speaker. Worldwide collaboration. Our upcoming NurseHack4Health is gearing up to be our most exciting and rewarding experience yet! Hear from NurseHack4Health organizers and participants on what they are most looking forward to at our next virtual hackathon.
    2021-04-18T13:22:30.993Z
  • Most people don’t think about catheters—until they need to live with one. Brian Mohika, RN, BSN, is a nurse inventor and entrepreneur on a mission to inspire others with his innovative medical underwear that’s helping to improve health outcomes and quality of life for patients who need catheters.
    2021-04-18T12:58:19.237Z
  • Last month, the inspiring nurses of the inaugural Johnson & Johnson Nurse Innovation Fellowship converged for their first in-person meeting. Together, they laid the foundation to enhance their innovation and leadership skills and began to frame the focus for their action learning projects.
    2020-02-21T12:30:29.512Z
  • By leveraging her experience in maternity care and passion to improve health outcomes for black women, nurse entrepreneur Layo George, RN, MHSA, founded Wolomi, an organization that provides resources aiming to improve experiences and outcomes for black women during their perinatal periods.
    2020-02-21T11:42:58.264Z
  • On November 15-17th, 2019, Johnson & Johnson was the proud sponsor of the inaugural SONSIEL Nurse Hackathon. Together with the leading nursing organization for nurse innovators and entrepreneurs, SONSIEL, we convened nurses from around the world to champion and elevate nurse-led innovation.
    2019-12-06T12:29:39.967Z
  • Female nurse in scrubs hanging X-rays up
    Nancy P. Hanrahan, PhD, RN, FAAN, executive director and associate dean of healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship at the Bouve College of Health Sciences and professor and former dean of the School of Nursing at Northeastern University, is firmly committed to evolving the reputation of nursing.
    2018-04-20T04:00:00Z
  • Woman presenting a Florence Nightingale quote to an audience
    Earlier this month at the 66th Annual National Student Nurses’ Association Convention in Nashville, Tenn., Rebecca Love, MSN, RN, ANP, addressed thousands of student nurses at the plenary session hosted by Johnson & Johnson, and inspired them to redefine the nursing profession through innovation and entrepreneurship.
    2018-04-19T04:00:00Z
  • Four women holding their name cards in front of the SXSW 2018 banner
    Each year, the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival brings together the world’s most forward-thinking industry leaders to talk about today’s best practices and tomorrow’s most exciting trends. SXSW Interactive sessions highlight recent technology advancements and feature forward-thinking innovators looking to make positive change around the world. This year, SXSW featured a panel comprised of some of healthcare’s top innovators: nurses.
    2018-03-14T04:00:00Z
  • A stethoscope resting next to a piece of paper with a lightbulb drawn on it
    “If you hear that little voice inside you or have that little nudge to take action on an idea, go for it. Nurses are in the best position to fully see the patient experience and understand firsthand the care delivery process. Every day, as we go through the critical tasks of patient care, we see opportunities for improvement.” — Christine O'Brien MSHI, RN
    2017-03-15T04:00:00Z
Group of smiling nurses in scrubs holding folders
Group of smiling nurses in scrubs holding folders
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