About the HNHN GC

As the largest subset of health care workers, nurses are critical to America’s health care system. Nurses protect, promote, and optimize the health of their patients by preventing illness and injury, facilitating healing, and alleviating suffering. Nurses are role models, educators, and advocates. The well-being of nurses is fundamental to the health of our nation.

The Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ Grand Challenge (HNHN GC), is a social movement designed to transform the health of the nation by improving the health of the nation's 4 million registered nurses.

The HNHN GC will:

  • Broadly connect and engage individual nurses and partner organizations to take action within five domains: activity, sleep, nutrition, quality of life, and safety
  • Provide a web platform to inspire action, cultivate friendly competition, provide content and resources to nurses, gather data, and connect nurses with each other, with employers, and organizations

See our Year One Highlights 2017 – 2018 here

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Implementation Model

Engage Nurses on 3 Levels

  • Individual
  • Organizational
  • Interpersonal
  • Educators And Advocates For Health

Improve Their Health In Key Areas

  • Physical Activity
  • Rest
  • Nutrition
  • Quality of Life
  • Safety

Create a Healthy Nurse Population, and in turn...

  • A Healthier Workforce
  • Effective, Safe, Sustainable Health Care
  • Role Models Of Health
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A Healthy Nation

What is a Grand Challenge?

Read about the methodology we're using.

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Research

The health of nurses is at a crisis point.

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