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

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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Press Releases

Master of Health Administration students will prepare to achieve Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality® certification during capstone course CHICAGO & FT. WORTH, TX (September 21, 2020) – The University of North Texas Health Science Center…

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Press Releases

Plan reflects consensus on need for greater collaboration and greater focus on foundational change to reduce medical errors CHICAGO (September 14, 2020) – The National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) today…

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Press Releases

Georgetown University aligns graduate curriculum to NAHQ’s industry-standard competency framework, qualifies students to sit for the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality® (CPHQ) exam CHICAGO and WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 27, 2020) – As the need…

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Press Releases

WGU aligns graduate-level curriculum with NAHQ’s industry-standard competencies SALT LAKE CITY and CHICAGO (August 21, 2020) – Western Governors University (WGU) and the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) have…

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Fully virtual conference to offer unprecedented levels of content and accessibility in support of healthcare professionals who work in quality as they respond to COVID-19 pandemic CHICAGO (July 9, 2020)…

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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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