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.

NAHQ Insights and Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership

In a recent episode of the Women in Healthcare podcast, NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado shares insights into her journey to leading NAHQ for more than a decade. She also describes…

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Thought Leadership

NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado was recently featured on the Association 4.0 podcast encouraging associations to focus on building strong communities where members can collaborate, exchange ideas, and support each other,…

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Thought Leadership

In this thought-provoking article, NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado, CAE, CHPQ and Robin Betts, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Northern California VP of safety, quality and regulatory services, discuss the importance of…

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The road to improvement: How CHRISTUS Health upskilled quality teams + boosted patient outcomes The value of a quality department is reflected by its impact on quality and safety outcomes…

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Inspiring Women Podcast

Inspiring Women Podcast

NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado, CAE, CPHQ, spoke with Laurie McGraw in the latest Inspiring Women podcast. They discussed preparing the workforce with common language for quality and safety as well…

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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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