Leverage Your Quality Workforce with NAHQ’s Workforce Accelerator™

Workforce Accelerator is a scalable three-phase enterprise solution to help healthcare organizations achieve your healthcare quality aspirations faster. It does this by:

  • Assessing the work being done relative to the industry standard NAHQ Healthcare Quality Competency Framework
  • Planning an upskilling roadmap, with your most important quality goals and priorities in mind
  • Upskilling your workforce through training based on prioritized competencies.

Workforce Accelerator helps you prioritize opportunities to accelerate achievement of quality and performance improvement objectives.


Transform your workforce into a Quality Force™

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Where is your organization on the path to improve healthcare quality?

Team Training

Explore scalable learning options for competency development across your workforce. Get everyone speaking the same language of quality.

Quality and Safety Benchmarking

Develop a data-driven business case for needed staff resources and demonstrate the effectiveness of their efforts.

The Value of Certified Professionals

Learn why you should hire a CPHQ-certified professional.

Offer CE for Your Programs

If you have an educational program that would benefit benefit healthcare quality professionals and CPHQ's, you can apply to provide continuing education credit.

“I am very impressed with the pioneering work on the tools that allow healthcare teams to assess their strengths and weaknesses, so leaders can structure a high performing culture and workforce.”

Leah F. Binder, MA, MGA
President and CEO
The Leapfrog Group

NAHQ Workforce Research

NAHQ conducts and publishes original research that assists healthcare in achieving its potential in quality and safety, reduce costs and improve patient outcomes.

The latest from the Journal for Healthcare Quality

Why Competency Standardization Matters for Improvement: An Assessment of the Healthcare Quality Workforce.

From the CEO

The Healthcare Quality Profession Focuses on Improving Healthcare by Improving Workforce Competencies for Quality and Safety.

NAHQ’s Healthcare Quality Competency Framework

Articulating the competencies that must be present in a high-functioning quality program and offers career pathways for individuals to explore.

The Healthcare Quality
Workforce Report

Highlighting the gains made from training on industry-standard quality competencies and the advantages of extending this to the healthcare workforce.

Access NAHQ training through HealthStream

NAHQ has partnered with HealthStream, one of the nation’s largest providers of online healthcare training, to offer competency-based training in healthcare quality and safety to the millions of employees who work for one of the thousands of active HealthStream client organizations.

NAHQ and HealthStream share a dedication to improving patient outcomes through the continued development of the workforce. HealthStream client organizations have access to the following resources through their learning management system (LMS):

HQ Concepts:

Intro to Healthcare Quality and Safety for Frontline Staff

CPHQ Online Review Course

This self-paced option is a great study tool for those who prefer to study independently or excel in a virtual setting.

HQ Principles:

Fundamentals for Healthcare Quality and Safety Professionals

CPHQ Comprehensive Pre-Test

The pre-test includes 130 multiple choice questions designed to assess your readiness for the CPHQ certification exam.

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If your organization is not a HealthStream client and you wish to access NAHQ’s educational content at group rates, contact us to schedule a conversation.

Take the first step in
transforming your workforce.