Who Is a Healthcare Quality Professional?

Healthcare quality professionals work to improve outcomes, reduce waste, and optimize access to care through experience in managing or conducting activities in one or more of the following areas of expertise:   

  • Performance and Process Improvement
  • Population Health and Care Transitions
  • Health Data Analytics
  • Patient Safety
  • Regulatory and Accreditation
  • Quality Review and Accountability

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Work Settings

Healthcare quality professionals practice in care settings across the continuum (e.g. acute care, critical access, ambulatory, extended care, behavioral health, public health) and in academia, regulatory/accreditation, vendor, and payer settings.