The American Nurses Association News Room provides journalists access to media contacts and background materials.
As the largest workforce in the U.S. health care system, the nation’s 3.1 million nurses touch the lives of patients in many ways, from traditional bedside care to duties that aren’t as easily visible, such as coordination of treatment plans. RNs will play a crucial role in impending health care advancements, including initiatives to increase access, improve quality and reduce costs.
Explore our resources for background information and story ideas. For further assistance and interviews with our experts, fill out the Media Request Form or contact our media relations staff: NewsRoom@ana.org.