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Are you or your team ready to take the next step in your career? Join the more than 11,000 individuals who now hold the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality® certification.

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Whether you’re new to quality, starting your career, or an experienced professional, NAHQ offers educational programming and products to meet your needs.

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Register for NAHQ Next 2018


Enhance your knowledge. Expand your network. Explore new solutions. Join us November 5-7 in Minneapolis for THE healthcare quality conference of the year.

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NAHQ Joins IHI National Steering Committee for Patient Safety

Recently at the invitation of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), NAHQ joined more than 20 other organizations from the healthcare, policy, regulatory, and advocacy communities to bring renewed energy and focus toward developing a national strategy for patient safety. Together, these organizations make up the National Steering Committee for Patient Safety.  

NAHQ CEO and Executive Director Stephanie Mercado, CAE, shared her thoughts on NAHQ’s participation in this important work.

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June Message from NAHQ Leadership

Imagine being in a room with hundreds of people who understand you simply because you speak the same language and you share the same experiences. Your face may not be recognizable, your name not known, but they “get” you. Every time I attend a NAHQ conference, I am continually overwhelmed by the sense of camaraderie and community. 

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May Message from NAHQ Leadership

Thirty-five years ago, our first certification exam was administered. Today, the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality® (CPHQ) credential has become the gold standard and a certification that has stood the test of time. You’ll find nearly 11,000 active CPHQs around the world. And, the momentum is strong. In fact, the CPHQ has experienced 50% growth in the last four years. 

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