Accelerate Workforce Readiness to Deliver on Quality and Safety 

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Initiate. Assess. Plan. Activate.

Workforce Accelerator® is a scalable, multi-phase enterprise solution for healthcare organizations to collaborate with NAHQ to accelerate their quality journey — initiating, assessing, planning, and activating to leverage their quality workforce.

Workforce Accelerator helps organizations to prioritize their opportunities to accelerate achievement of their quality and performance improvement goals.

Insights From a Workforce Accelerator Participant

More and more, we hear from healthcare leaders about the variability in their workforce even among similar roles across the organization. Standardizing competencies across roles and responsibilities in healthcare quality is the key to helping your organization achieve its quality and safety goals faster. NAHQ’s Workforce Accelerator can get you there.

Hear from Katharyn (Taryn) Kennedy, MD, CPHQ, system vice president of quality at Bon Secours Mercy Health, about the impact Workforce Accelerator has had on her organization.

Improve Competencies. Get Results.

Workforce Accelerator addresses your healthcare organization's multi-year quality agenda by focusing on developing healthcare quality competencies in your workforce through a multi-phased approach.

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Coaching & Advisement
Coaching and advisement provided by a NAHQ Navigator throughout all the phases.

“Without Workforce Accelerator, we would have struggled to get actionable data to make decisions, and it would have been an overwhelming process. NAHQ's solution captures this data for us, and we can then use it to work toward developing the standard for quality throughout Bon Secours Mercy Health.”

Katharyn (Taryn) Kennedy, MD, CPHQ
System Vice President of Quality
Bon Secours Mercy Health

logo the power of associations silver award winner

The Workforce Accelerator solution received a 2022 Power of Associations Silver Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).

This is the third time ASAE has awarded NAHQ with this accolade and signifies NAHQ’s commitment and fortitude to advance the idea that the quality and safety workforce should be better supported, so they can be better leveraged. NAHQ received the first of three Power of Associations awards in 2017 when it defined and published the first-ever competencies for healthcare quality, HQ Essentials. In 2020, NAHQ received a second award for expanding the framework which consists of eight domains, 29 competencies and 486 skill statements stratified across foundational, proficient, and advanced levels.

Standardization Is the Key to Improving Quality

If your healthcare organization recognizes that the readiness of your healthcare quality workforce is the key to meeting the multitude of challenges facing healthcare today, then Workforce Accelerator is for you.

Workforce Accelerator is for organizations who want to take a systematic approach to creating the quality management workforce of the future by pinpointing upskilling efforts for their quality professionals by design based on the industry standard NAHQ Healthcare Quality Competency Framework.

NAHQ's Workforce Report

This latest research sought to answer the question: Is today's healthcare workforce doing the work that will advance critical priorities of quality, safety, equity, value and system sustainability?

Findings indicate the answer is no.

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Start your quality workforce transformation today.