Healthcare Quality and Safety Workforce Report: New Imperatives for Quality and Safety Mean New Imperatives for Workforce Development

October 2022

The National Association for Healthcare Quality® (NAHQ) has conducted groundbreaking research on the advancement of the quality and safety agenda and has published the results in a new workforce report. NAHQ’s Healthcare Quality and Safety Report answers the question: “Is today’s healthcare workforce doing the work that will advance critical priorities of quality, safety, equity, value, and system sustainability?” The answer is no.

Workforce Report Toolkit

Download NAHQ's workforce report toolkit for a PowerPoint template and a video presentation for tips and ideas on delivering the information revealed in the workforce report.

NAHQ Insights

Guest Editorial

Authors Ethan Feldmiller, MHA – Administrative Fellow, Meritus Health Lynnae Messner, CPhT – Director of Outpatient Care Management, Meritus Health Sridhar Rao Gona, MS, MHA – Pharmacy Informatics and Research,…

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Research

The National Association for Healthcare Quality® (NAHQ) has conducted groundbreaking research on the advancement of the quality and safety agenda and has published the results in a new workforce report. NAHQ’s…

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Research

Introduction: This study describes the work of healthcare quality professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the successes and challenges they faced when applying their expertise in performance and process improvement…

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Guest Editorial

Authors Shayann Ramedani, MD, MEd Medical Student, Researcher, Penn State College of Medicine Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD Chief Quality and Clinical Transformation Officer, University Hospitals   On occasion, NAHQ invites…

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Guest Editorial

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves into an endemic, organizations are eager to return to the new normal. However, the timing of becoming an endemic and the definition of new normal…

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Guest Editorial

As we all develop as leaders, it is worth noting that several of our leadership skills tie back to a subject many of us did not like as kids –…

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News from NAHQ

Thought Leadership

October 2022 Modern Healthcare NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado is interviewed by Mari Devereaux, Modern Healthcare’s safety and quality reporter, in an article that features the results of NAHQ’s groundbreaking workforce…

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Make Plans to Attend Virtual NAHQ Next Event

The Joint Commission

September 2022 The virtual National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) Next event is scheduled for Sept. 12-14. The event aims to teach participants how to use their skills to make…

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Lessons Learned in ChristianaCare’s Hospital at Home Program

Healthcare Innovation

September 2022 Patricia Resnik, MJ, MBA, RRT, CPHQ, CHC, FACHE, NAHQ’s organizational strategic advisory council chair, shared lessons learned in ChristianaCare’s Hospital at Home Program during NAHQ Next, 2022. As…

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June 2022 Stephanie Mercado Stephanie Mercado and David Nash co-wrote an article published by MedCity News on the need for executives to focus on developing the competencies of quality and safety…

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February 2022 Stephanie Mercado, NAHQ CEO, speaks with HealthLeaders Senior Clinical Care Editor, Christopher Cheney about NAHQ’s recent whitepaper – “Lessons Learned About Quality Management During the Pandemic”. Mercado emphasizes…

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January 2022 Take a look at the HealthLeaders’ list of its top clinical care stories from 2021 about COVID-19, which includes an article on adopting a crisis command culture featuring…

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