The Healthcare Quality Certification Board (HQCB) of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) was formed in 1976 to advance the profession of healthcare quality management through the development of a certification program. The HQCB is the certifying arm of NAHQ. The HQCB establishes policies, procedures, and standards for certification and recertification in the field of healthcare quality management. The granting of Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) status recognizes professionals and academic achievement through the individualís participation in this international voluntary certification program. The commitment by the HQCB to advance the profession is reflected in its five-year vision statement:
The Healthcare Quality Certification Board is a globally recognized leader dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare by providing a valid process for assessing the competency of professionals in healthcare quality.
Last Updated: 05/21/2014