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Journal for Healthcare Quality (JHQ) is an official publication of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) and is a peer-reviewed journal. JHQ has specific instructions and guidelines for submitting articles. Please read and review them carefully. Articles that are not submitted in accordance with our instructions and guidelines are more likely to be rejected.

Journal articles express the authors' views only and are not necessarily the official policy of NAHQ or the editors of the JHQ. The Association reserves the right to accept, reject, or alter all editorial and advertising material submitted for publication. Advertising published in the journal does not imply endorsement of products and services. Members of the National Association for Healthcare Quality receive a subscription to JHQ as a benefit of membership.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: By serving as a peer reviewer for JHQ, you agree that neither the names of any reviewer(s) of a manuscript nor any written review(s) of a manuscript considered for publication in the journal is to be revealed in any medium at any time either before, during, or after the editor's disposition, and whether the manuscript itself is ever published. JHQ publishes an annual acknowledgment list of reviewers that may be used for verification of your reviewer contributions, but at no time should you publicly associate yourself with a specific manuscript.

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