About the Journal

​The Journal for Healthcare Quality (JHQ), a peer-reviewed journal, is an official publication of the National Association for Healthcare Quality. JHQ is a professional forum that continuously advances healthcare quality practice in diverse and changing environments, and is the first choice for creative and scientific solutions in the pursuit of healthcare quality. It has been selected for coverage in Thomson Reuter’s Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index®, and Current Contents®.
The Journal publishes scholarly articles that are targeted to leaders of all healthcare settings, leveraging applied research and producing practical, timely and impactful evidence in healthcare system transformation. The journal covers topics such as:

Quality Improvement • Patient Safety • Performance Measurement • Best Practices in Clinical and Operational Processes • Innovation • Leadership • Information Technology • Spreading Improvement • Sustaining Improvement • Cost Reduction • Payment Reform

To inquire about serving as a peer reviewer for the Journal for Healthcare Quality, please e-mail Aquila Blackwell at jhq@nahq.org.


Vice-President, Journal Publishing                                       ​Editor in Chief
Jennifer E. Brogan                                                                      Maria R. Shirey, jhq.eic@gmail.com

Senior Publisher                                                                      Editorial Assistant
Angela Richardson                                                                     Aquila Blackwell, jhq@nahq.org

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