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:

Thought Leadership

June 2022 Stephanie Mercado Stephanie Mercado and David Nash co-wrote an article published by MedCity News on the need for executives to focus on developing the competencies of quality and safety…

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February 2022 Stephanie Mercado, NAHQ CEO, speaks with HealthLeaders Senior Clinical Care Editor, Christopher Cheney about NAHQ’s recent whitepaper – “Lessons Learned About Quality Management During the Pandemic”. Mercado emphasizes…

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January 2022 Take a look at the HealthLeaders’ list of its top clinical care stories from 2021 about COVID-19, which includes an article on adopting a crisis command culture featuring…

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Fridays with Fawn

Modern Healthcare

December 2021 Stephanie Mercado Mercado speaks with Modern Healthcare publisher Fawn Lopez in an episode of Fridays with Fawn about the experiences women leaders share in navigating a career in healthcare.…

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Achieving a 360-Degree Understanding of Quality

HealthLeaders

December 2021 Cathy Duquette and Stephanie Mercado The industry has tended to be so focused on what needs to be improved in healthcare, that we have not given enough attention to systemically addressing how these…

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November 2021 Patricia Kirkpatrick and Stephanie Mercado It is clear that one key to improving the future of the U.S. healthcare system lies in putting the patient at the center…

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Press Releases

Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA (May 7, 2021) – Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems scrambled to modify patient care processes – particularly when it came to strategies aimed at reducing the risk…

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Press Releases

Healthcare professionals engaged in quality encouraged to join nearly 13,000 others worldwide in earning only accredited certification in healthcare quality CHICAGO (April 19, 2021) — The National Association for Healthcare Quality® (NAHQ) announced today it is offering healthcare…

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Press Releases

Marian Savage becomes President, Emmett Ervin elected President-Elect, Patricia Kirkpatrick elected as Secretary/Treasurer, Esther Emard named Director-at-Large and April Taylor becomes Healthcare Quality Certification Commission Chair CHICAGO (March 25, 2021)…

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Press Releases

Transforming healthcare quality and safety competencies, the relationship will allow access to scalable workforce development programs CHICAGO (February 15, 2021) – Today, the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) and rule…

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Press Releases

CHICAGO and WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 9, 2021) – As quality improvement emerges as a distinct priority in the healthcare industry, the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) and the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine…

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Press Releases

Four Earn Top Honors for Their Contributions to the Profession CHICAGO (November 23, 2020) — Four healthcare quality professionals earned top honors from the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) for their contributions…

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NAHQ Intelligence

NAHQ Intelligence is building understanding of how healthcare quality workforce development is driving improvements to quality, safety, and value in healthcare.

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