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NAHQ promotes the importance of healthcare quality and healthcare quality education. We advocate for building quality capacity through competency development among healthcare professionals, organizations, and higher education institutions to make healthcare better.  

We are spreading the word about the hard work our members and their organizations are doing to improve healthcare quality for all. 

Read on to see our most recent blog posts, press releases and media coverage. 

Blog Posts

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As we approach mid-year, I’m sure many of us are looking to the second half of 2024 to plan for all that is still possible to accomplish. I thought this…

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As we approach mid-year, I’m sure many of us are looking to the second half of 2024 to plan for all that is still possible to accomplish. I thought this…

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Last week, I had the distinct honor of speaking at the Iowa Hospital Association’s (IHA) Advancing Health Care: A Combined Conference for BHAI, IAHQ and IONL. Attendees included members of:…

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Recently, NAHQ hosted its first-ever ThinQ Tank, convening an esteemed group of diverse thought leaders, change makers and disruptors, representing providers, payors, policymakers, and broad viewpoints across the full healthcare…

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Patient Safety is one of the 8 domains in the NAHQ Healthcare Quality Competency Framework™ identified as critical to ensuring quality excellence…and healthcare excellence. Writing this column soon after Patient…

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Be a patient advocate

In last month’s column, I shared with you that my driving passion is patient advocacy and how quality & safety is critically important to the patient’s entire healthcare experience. This…

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Happy New Year! As I begin my term as NAHQ president, I am honored to serve with a distinguished and dedicated board of directors. I look forward to sharing my…

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Press Releases

Press Releases

New Campaign from The National Association for Healthcare Quality Raises Awareness of the Power of Q CHICAGO (July 1, 2024) – The issues facing healthcare today are significant – the…

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Jessica Juozapavich Appointed as Chief Financial & Operations Officer, Stacey Rubin Promoted to Senior Vice President, Marketing & Membership CHICAGO (May 15, 2024) – The National Association for Healthcare Quality®…

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NAHQ welcomes new board leadership CHICAGO (April 8, 2024) – The National Association for Healthcare Quality® (NAHQ) has announced its new board members and leadership positions: Patricia Resnik, MJ, MBA, RRT, FACHE,…

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The Prestigious Award Honors the Most Influential and Impactful Leaders in the Healthcare Industry CHICAGO (Dec. 4, 2023) – The National Association for Healthcare Quality® (NAHQ) proudly announced today that Stephanie…

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National Association for Healthcare Quality Celebrates Growing Profession and Discipline with Special Events During Healthcare Quality Week Oct. 15-21 Exclusive Screening of Award-Winning HBO Documentary BLEED OUT to be Featured Among…

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The quality-driven health system has committed to NAHQ’s Workforce Accelerator® solution for healthcare quality and safety advancement. CHICAGO (Aug. 17, 2023) – The National Association for Healthcare Quality® (NAHQ) is…

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In the Media

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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Thought Leadership

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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