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

Whitepaper​

To do a better job of consistently fulfilling its mission to provide superior quality healthcare services across an integrated delivery network that includes 27 acute care hospitals and more than…

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As CEO of NAHQ, Stephanie Mercado spends a lot of time thinking about three things critical to the success of her organization: people, infrastructure and technology. And it’s the people,…

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Brent James, MD MStat, knows a thing or two about healthcare quality. Among his pioneering research and other quality accomplishments, James was one of the authors of two seminal reports from…

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About the paper: Regardless of different structures, geographies and populations served, organizations who become leaders in the future healthcare value economy will employ quality as a growth strategy. They will…

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Thought Leadership

February 2024 Modern Healthcare The time to standardize workforce competencies to improve healthcare quality & safety is now. In this timely Modern Healthcare article, NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado CAE, CPHQ…

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November 2023 Patient Safety Movement Read this featured contribution to the November issue of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation newsletter with NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado highlighting how quality and safety…

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The intersection of quality and finance, with Rick Gundling and Stephanie Mercado

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September 2023 HFMA HFMA’s Rick Gundling and Stephanie Mercado from the National Association for Healthcare Quality discuss how all entities within a healthcare organization can work for better quality. LISTEN…

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September 2023 Becker’s Clinical Leadership Read NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado and NAHQ Board Member Anthony Warmuth highlight the NAHQ benchmarking tool with Erica Carbajal at Becker’s. READ NOW    …

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August 2023 McKnights Long-Term Care News Want to improve quality and safety at long-term care facilities? Read NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado and Lenard Parisi’s latest guest contribution to McKnights Long…

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June 2023 Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare On episode 81 of Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare: The Podcast, Stephanie Mercado, CEO and Executive Director of the National Association of Healthcare…

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