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The American Nurses Association (ANA) and the American Nurses Foundation (the Foundation) are proud to launch the ANA Innovation Awards, powered by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company. These awards will highlight and recognize nurse-led innovation that improves patient safety and outcomes.
“We are excited to announce the launch of this new program. The ANA Innovation Awards will play a critical role in advancing and celebrating nursing innovation,” said ANA Enterprise CEO Loressa Cole, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE. “We look forward to seeing the influential work nurses are producing to improve nursing practice and the delivery of quality patient care.”
The ANA Innovation Awards will be presented to an individual nurse and to a nurse-led team whose projects best exemplify nurse-led innovation. The awards include a $25,000 individual award and a $50,000 team award to support the use of translational research, development, prototyping, production, testing and implementation for a product, program, project, or practice transformative to patient safety and/or outcomes.