A Comprehensive Hub of Resources to Help Prioritize Healthcare

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies introduces My Health Can’t Wait, a public information effort and resource hub, aimed to inspire people to prioritize their health and reach out to their healthcare professionals about deferred care. More than two-thirds of Americans (68%) say they or someone in their household delayed or canceled healthcare services due to COVID-191 and My Health Can’t Wait provides patients and providers with the tools to stay connected and prioritize needed care.

My Health Can't Wait
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Patient Resources

My Health Can’t Wait aims to help individuals understand the importance of addressing their health and recognize the potential impact of delaying care. These resources, including a Patient/Caregiver Checklist & Discussion Guide and Guidelines & FAQ for Returning to Essential Care, will help patients prioritize their healthcare needs and talk to their healthcare professional about deferred healthcare.

Female Doctor explains x-ray chest result in computer laptop to illness man patient in examination room in hospital. Female medic wears face shield and mask during COVID-19 pandemic to prevent infection.

Healthcare Professionals Resources

With My Health Can’t Wait, health care professionals have a comprehensive hub of resources to help their patients understand the steps being taken for their safety. Included tools are designed to support patient communication and health prioritization during COVID-19 and beyond.

Did You Know?


of Americans surveyed consider undergoing elective surgery or a medical procedure to be a major/moderate priority during the time of COVID-191


of Americans surveyed are confident that the health care facilities they visit can properly manage the risk of patient exposure to COVID-191


of Americans surveyed say they would be comfortable using telehealth services as a way of managing their health care1


1. Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Elective Surgery Survey. Accessed August 4, 2020. About the Survey: This survey was conducted online within the United States by The Harris Poll on behalf of DePuy Synthes from July 9-13, 2020 among 2,016 U.S. adults ages 18 and older. This online survey is not based on a probability sample and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. (CLICK TO PDF)

The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not medical advice. Always talk to your doctor before you make decisions about your health.

The campaign is currently focused on U.S. audiences.

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