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

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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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November 2023 Patient Safety Movement Read this featured contribution to the November issue of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation newsletter with NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado highlighting how quality and safety…

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The intersection of quality and finance, with Rick Gundling and Stephanie Mercado

Healthcare Financial Management Association

September 2023 HFMA HFMA’s Rick Gundling and Stephanie Mercado from the National Association for Healthcare Quality discuss how all entities within a healthcare organization can work for better quality. LISTEN…

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A blind spot in healthcare quality work

Becker's Hospital Review

September 2023 Becker’s Clinical Leadership Read NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado and NAHQ Board Member Anthony Warmuth highlight the NAHQ benchmarking tool with Erica Carbajal at Becker’s. READ NOW    …

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Achieving next-level quality improvement in skilled nursing facilities

McKnights Long-Term Care News

August 2023 McKnights Long-Term Care News Want to improve quality and safety at long-term care facilities? Read NAHQ CEO Stephanie Mercado and Lenard Parisi’s latest guest contribution to McKnights Long…

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June 2023 Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare On episode 81 of Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare: The Podcast, Stephanie Mercado, CEO and Executive Director of the National Association of Healthcare…

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Press Releases

Press Releases

Middle Tennessee State University Collaborates with NAHQ to Expand Graduate Program Healthcare Management Studies Slated to Include HQ Principles CHICAGO and MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2022) – Middle Tennessee State…

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NAHQ’s New Research Reveals Missing Component to Advancing Healthcare Quality, Safety, and System Sustainability Groundbreaking research focused on advancing critical healthcare priorities through expanded competencies for quality and safety workforce…

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National Association for Healthcare Quality Releases New Research on Value of Utilizing Improvement Methodologies for Healthcare Crisis Management  As leaders look to the future, further embedding quality improvement approaches in…

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NAHQ Names Vice President of Products, Programs, and Certification Jennifer Pitts takes on a new leadership role   CHICAGO (April 20, 2022) – As part of an ongoing commitment to…

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NAHQ welcomes new board members and re-energizes its governance structure CHICAGO (March 18, 2022) – The National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) has announced its new board members: Emmett T.…

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CHICAGO (October 6, 2021) — Six healthcare quality professionals earned top honors from the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) for their contributions to the profession. NAHQ President Marian Savage,…

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