NAHQ: 10k professionals now certified in healthcare quality

More than 10,000 healthcare professionals now hold a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality certification from the National Association for Healthcare Quality.

Professionals who earn CPHQ certification display competency in healthcare quality knowledge, exhibit dedication to the profession and are equipped with the knowledge and skills to help improve outcomes across the care continuum. The certification is preferred or required for many healthcare positions in the quality sector.

"Ten-thousand is more than a big number — it represents a critical mass of individuals who have committed to quality and committed to the CPHQ," said Stephanie Mercado, CEO and executive director of NAHQ, in a press release emailed to Becker's Tuesday. "The role of quality professionals is more important than ever. Earning the CPHQ shows that the holder is committed, competent and qualified in the healthcare quality profession."

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