NATIONAL HEALTHCARE QUALITY WEEK
Every year during the third week in October, National Healthcare Quality Week recognizes the professional who strives for a safe, quality patient experience throughout the industry. The week also focuses on tools and protocols designed to improve outcomes and provide the highest quality care possible.
Healthcare quality professionals focus on enhancing patient care and improving outcomes and value. They work in every area of healthcare. Some of their primary roles include patient safety, regulation, accreditation, analytics, quality review and more.
Organizations and healthcare professionals across the country participate in the annual event. They honor healthcare quality professionals and their contributions to patient care. Their positive impact on the industry means greater quality care for all.
HOW TO OBSERVE #HealthcareQualityWeek
Industry leaders host events throughout the week. They invite healthcare professionals to join webinars, lunches, and talks that honor healthcare quality professionals. These events also provide information about how the industry is doing and what can be done to continue to improve healthcare quality. Participate by offering events such as these or participating in local and online events. Show your support for healthcare quality, too. When you do, use #HealthcareQualityWeek or #HQW.
NATIONAL HEALTHCARE QUALITY WEEK HISTORY
The National Association for Healthcare Quality sponsors National Healthcare Quality Week annually. The organization hosts several events both online and nationally. Their promotions recognize healthcare quality professionals and address topics that are aimed at improving the industry overall.