NAHQ Advances Healthcare Quality

Interviews and Speaking Engagements

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

If you would like to interview a member of the NAHQ leadership team or have a NAHQ leader speak at your event:

Modern Healthcare Highlights NAHQ Workforce Report

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 report, “a nationwide assessment published this month of more than 2,500 healthcare professionals…NAHQ discovered that workers generally perform fewer activities, at a less advanced level, in the areas of health data analytics, professional engagement, and quality review and accountability when compared to other domains.”

Thought Leadership

Unleash the Potential of Your Quality Workforce

Modern Healthcare

August 2021 Executive Insights Interview with Stephanie Mercado Workforce development is often an unrecognized and unmet need in healthcare organizations. Read More UK King’s Daughters Health System Partners with NAHQ…

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March 2021 Stephanie Mercado, David Nash, Eric Weaver, Michael Leavitt The key enabler for the future of the healthcare industry is workforce readiness to deliver on the promise of high…

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November 2020 Stephanie Mercado Healthcare will face a dire financial imperative to close the quality gap in the post-pandemic era. Read More NAHQ Launches Groundbreaking Research on Why Competency Standardization…

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Leading a Quality Improvement Revolution

Race to Value Podcast

August 2020 Accountable Care Learning Collaborative at Western Governors University Join the conversation with NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado as she discusses how NAHQ is leading the quality revolution with its…

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January 2020 Stephanie Mercado Aligning healthcare employees on the same industry-standard quality competencies will prepare them to provide the uncompromising care and value that patients deserve. Read More NAHQ Launches…

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June 2019 Stephanie Mercado Enlightened healthcare organizations are moving upstream to focus on workforce competency development. Read More Another Top Ten List – This one is Timeless Author Maulik Joshi,…

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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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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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