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IMG_6458The National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) operates with the leadership of the NAHQ Board of Directors, more than 100 volunteers staffing teams and task forces, and full-time staff members. More than 40 NAHQ state affiliates provide education and networking at the local level.

NAHQ provides education, leadership development opportunities, and products to support quality professionals. The organization’s vision, purpose, and core values support these goals. View NAHQ's full bylaws for more information.

Learn about NAHQ's activities by viewing recent press releases.

About Healthcare Quality ProfessionalsP1010125

Quality and patient safety professionals are an integral part of the success of today’s modern healthcare system. They impact every aspect of the healthcare process in facilities large and small, from major metropolitan health centers to local long-term care facilities.

A quality professional addresses many issues in the healthcare workplace, such as

  • medication reconciliation
  • mortality and incident rate reduction
  • risk management
  • core measures
  • patient safety
  • quality management
  • quality improvement.

Healthcare quality professionals ensure their facility meets specific requirements set forth by accrediting bodies for healthcare organizations and programs, such as The Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.