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About CPHQ

[By Dr. David Edward Marcinko; MBA, CPHQ, CMP™]dr-david-marcinko2

Mission

The mission of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) is to improve healthcare by advancing the theory and practice of quality management in healthcare organizations and by supporting the professional growth and development of Healthcare quality management professionals. The association has about 15,000 members and was established in 1976 www.CPHQ.org

Several Specialties

There are specialties in infection control, medical and staff records, nursing, risk management, utilization review and CQI/TQM. Annual educational conferences are available, along with integrated educational courses, the quarterly newsletter NAHQ News and the bimonthly publication, Journal for Healthcare Quality. The NAHQ certification program, confers the designation Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality to members, and is accredited by the National Organization for Competency and National Commission for Health Certifying Agencies. It has certified more than 8,000 individuals.

Assessment

The NAHQ has liaison relationships with allied organizations, such as the American Hospital Association, JCAHO, National Health Council and the National Association of Medical Staff Services. It has working relationships with the American Health Information Management Association, Healthcare Financial Management Association and the US Department of Health and Human Services. Corporate headquarters are at 5700 Old Orchard Road, first floor, Skokie, Illinois, 60077 (708) 966-9392

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