Some of you may have a strong interest in improving health care quality. The IHI or Institute for Healthcare Improvement is a great place to find resources and join a community of health care professionals invested in improving quality. The National Association for Healthcare Quality is another group to explore:
The National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) is a professional association dedicated to the advancement of the profession of healthcare quality and patient safety and the individual professionals working in the field.
Founded in 1976, NAHQ has more than 10,000 quality and patient safety professionals working in healthcare settings both nationally and internationally. These professionals drive the delivery of vital data for effective decision making in healthcare systems by combining technology with their unique expertise in quality management.
The Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) credential signifies professional and academic achievement by individuals in the field of healthcare quality management.