Journal for Healthcare Quality

The Journal for Healthcare Quality (JHQ) is the first choice for creative and scientific solutions in the pursuit of healthcare quality.
Member Access to JHQ Online

JHQ Special Issues
JHQ Call for Papers
JHQ Electronic Table of Content (e-TOC) alerts

About JHQ

Editor-in-Chief Maria Shirey, PhD MBA RN NEA-BC ANEF FACHE FAAN is joined by the JHQ Editorial Board and reviewers in their pursuit of achieving the mission and vision of the publication:


JHQ is a peer-reviewed professional resource that promotes the art and science of healthcare quality practice to improve health outcomes.


JHQ is the premier resource for creative and scientific solutions in the pursuit of healthcare quality.

The Journal for Healthcare Quality is published bi-monthly by Wolters Kluwer|Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISSN number 1062-2551. 

Any submissions or revisions of JHQ manuscripts should be submitted to www.editorialmanager.com/JHQ, on JHQ’s new submission platform. If you already have a user account, you will receive e-mail notification for updating your login and information. Manuscript information may need to be resubmitted on the new site. If you have any questions, please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The publication strives to continuously advance healthcare quality practice in diverse and changing environments. View the topics of interest and resources for authors.

All NAHQ members receive a subscription and free CPHQ Continuing Education (CE) in every issue.

Member Access to JHQ Online

To access full Journal for Healthcare Quality articles online:

  • Visit the Member Savings & Offers page under Member Resources
  • Log-in when prompted
  • Click on "Journal for Healthcare Quality Online"
  • You will be directed to the Wolters Kluwer|Lippincott Williams & Wilkins website to view all JHQ articles.

JHQ Special Issues

View past special issues of the Journal for Healthcare Quality.

Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for the 2016 Special Issue has closed.

JHQ Content Alerts

Want a quick and easy way to read new articles in the Journal for Healthcare Quality (JHQ)? These alerts allow you to receive the content before the publication arrives, links you directly to the article, and are easy to share with others!

To sign up for content alerts:

  • register with the Wolters Kluwer|Lippincott Williams & Wilkins website
  • Click on "Subscribe to eTOC" underneath the current issue header.
  • validate your email address, an email will be sent to you.
  • Confirm your subscription with the email that was sent to your address.