Q Solutions, 3rd Edition


Q Solutions: Essential Resources for the Healthcare Quality Professional, 3rd Edition, reinforces and expands the foundational knowledge for healthcare quality and patient safety professionals across the care continuum. The 3rd edition covers the breadth and depth of critical areas for professional development and leadership, including frameworks for quality management, the linking of science with practice and the translation of data into practical information that can be used and understood by any consumer, whether a practitioner, patient or other user.

Q Solutions, 3rd Edition is a valuable reference resource for any healthcare quality professional. Those seeking to earn the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) certification should utilize this edition as a study tool, especially in conjunction with a live or online NAHQ CPHQ Review Course. Q Solutions, 3rd Edition is a recommended resource for this course and reflects the responsibilities of healthcare quality professionals.

Published in a new modular format, Q Solutions, 3rd Edition features fully updated and expanded content in 5 separate books as part of a complete set covering topics integral to the profession:

NAHQ12_LeadMangQ Solutions: Leadership and Management covers principles of leadership, strategic planning for quality, aligning activities with strategic goals, organization methods for improvement, identifying stakeholders and communicating goals and more. Want to see more? View the table of contents for this module.

NAHQ12_QlityPerfImprQ Solutions: Quality and Performance Improvement covers establishing priorities for quality and performance improvement activities, translating strategic goals into outcomes, decision support, data interpretation, benchmarking and more. Want to see more? View the table of contents for this module.

NAHQ12_HealthSafetyQ Solutions: Healthcare Safety covers creating a healthcare safety culture, healthcare safety goals, strategic and operational considerations, NQF never events, safety improvement tools and more. Want to see more? View the table of contents for this module.

NAHQ12_InforMngmntQ Solutions: Information Management covers IOM imperatives, public reporting of quality, analysis and interpretation of data and decision-support tools, benchmarking, management information systems including evaluation and implementation of a system and more. Want to see more? View the table of contents for this module.

Accreditation_CoverQ Solutions: Regulation, Accreditation, and Continuous Readiness covers regulatory agencies and the impact of regulations on healthcare quality and safety, continuous readiness activities including leadership commitment, individual accountability, organizational assessment and survey procedures. Want to see more? View the table of contents for this module.

Series Editors: Luc R. Pelletier, MSN PMHCNS-BC CPHQ FNAHQ FAAN; Christy L. Beaudin, PhD LCSW CPHQ FNAHQ

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Please note that Q Solutions should not be the only study material you use to prepare for the exam. View the complete list of references in the CPHQ Examination Handbook to see supplemental materials.