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

Thought Leadership

October 2022 Modern Healthcare 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…

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Make Plans to Attend Virtual NAHQ Next Event

The Joint Commission

September 2022 The virtual National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) Next event is scheduled for Sept. 12-14. The event aims to teach participants how to use their skills to make…

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Lessons Learned in ChristianaCare’s Hospital at Home Program

Healthcare Innovation

September 2022 Patricia Resnik, MJ, MBA, RRT, CPHQ, CHC, FACHE, NAHQ’s organizational strategic advisory council chair, shared lessons learned in ChristianaCare’s Hospital at Home Program during NAHQ Next, 2022. As…

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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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Press Releases

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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Industry-standard healthcare quality competency framework recognized for innovation, advancement of healthcare industry; builds upon recognition from 2017 CHICAGO (September 23, 2020) – The National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) is…

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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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