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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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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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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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Looking Back at 2023

It is hard for me to believe that we are approaching the end of 2023, and the conclusion of my term as President of the National Association for Healthcare Quality.…

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I think of November as a month focused on gratitude, given the Thanksgiving season. It has me reflecting on all that has been accomplished as this year comes to an…

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Please join me in celebrating Healthcare Quality Week, the third week of October since 1985. This week is a time to recognize the important impact being made by those working…

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Reflecting on NAHQ next 2023

The day I returned to my organization following the annual conference NAHQ next, I took several actions in new ways based on the information I learned! The annual conference of…

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As the pace and intensity of healthcare delivery continue to escalate, I find myself continuously stretching to find the time to accomplish all that I know to be important. Yet…

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Press Releases

Press Releases

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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CHICAGO (May 31, 2023)—The National Association for Healthcare Quality® (NAHQ) has been invited to share its insights on improving healthcare quality and safety through the workforce at the 2023 thINc360…

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NAHQ CEO Recognized for Chief Staff Executive Achievement  The Samuel B. Shapiro Award for Chief Staff Executive Achievement is the highest honor the Association Forum bestows on an association professional. …

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CHICAGO (March 21, 2023) – The National Association for Healthcare Quality® (NAHQ) has announced its new board members: Nidia S. Williams, PhD, MBB, CPHQ, FNAHQ, as its 2023 president; Patricia Resnik,…

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In the Media

Thought Leadership

June 2023 Becker’s Hospital Review Focus on what the future holds by listening to NAHQ CEO, Stephanie Mercado, and Scott Becker as they discuss what’s exciting them at NAHQ. Among…

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June 2023 Modern Healthcare Industry leading publication Modern Healthcare has just dropped a great article making the business case for quality. John Chomeau, strategic advisor to NAHQ and other experts weigh in…

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June 8, 2023 Becker’s Hospital Review In Becker’s latest article, “A ‘Natural Succession’ to CEO: The Evolving Role of the Chief Quality Officer”, NAHQ CEO, Stephanie Mercado, speaks on quality…

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May 5, 2023 USA Today A new report from Leapfrog group was released and featured in USA Today’s latest article, “Medical errors kill thousands of people each year. But are…

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April 2023 Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare’s op-ed “We Need New Strategic Relationships Between Quality and Finance” drives attention to today’s healthcare financial, workforce and quality/safety issues. “Today’s solutions cannot be…

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March 2023 Modern Healthcare In honor of Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 12-18, NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado, CAE, CPHQ, speaks on the importance of workforce safety and how it coincides…

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