13,000+ healthcare professionals hold the CPHQ certification globally
The certification is increasingly in demand by organizations, as evidenced by more than half of jobs in NAHQ’s Career Center requiring or preferring candidates hold this credential.
NAHQ research shows CPHQs
- Work at higher levels of competency compared with non-CPHQs in all eight domains of NAHQ’s Healthcare Quality Competency Framework.
- Aspire to be thought leaders within the healthcare quality arena.
- Are more likely to hold higher job titles than those who do not have CPHQ. Job titles include: Director, Executive Director, VP.
Organizational leadership, including structure and integration; regulatory, accreditation, and external recognition; education, training and communication.
Health data analytics, including design and data collection, measurement and analytics, and communication.
Performance and process improvement (PPI), including identification of improvement opportunities, implementation, and evaluation.
Patient safety, including assessment and planning; implementation and evaluation.