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Welcome to NCAHQ!

The North Carolina Association for Healthcare Quality was founded in 1979 to provide a professional organization that provides continuing education to those working in the quality arena. Our membership is open to individuals working in a variety of quality related roles such as:
  • Quality/Performance Improvement
  • Risk Management
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient- and Family-Centered Care
  • Case Management
  • Utilization Management
  • Health Information Management

Announcements and Upcoming Events


NC Governor McCrory proclaims Oct 16-22 Healthcare Quality Week

Click Here to read the proclamation 



Important Reminders and Dates to Save:


VAHQ Annual Conference is Coming Up on October 27-28 at the Embassy Suites in Richmond

Early Bird Registration has been extended to Sept 30th! 

Click here to register

Click here to see the agenda 


  • SEAHEC Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) Review Course- Nov 10-11

2511 Delaney Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403

Click Here For more information and to register on-line


  • Don't miss the deadline to submit your poster abstract for the NCAHQ Annual Education Conference-December 31

For details about the poster presentation submission guidelines click here


  • Mark your calendar for the 2017 Annual Education Conference- "Innovate to Make a Difference Across the Continuum of Care"- April 5-6, 2017

Washington Duke Inn, Durham NC 






What We Offer

Healthcare, and healthcare terminology, has changed since 1979, and it will continue to change. Join us to further your professional growth, take advantage of discounts for quality related continuing education events and network with quality professionals in and around North Carolina.

Through this site, we strive to provide healthcare quality information and resources to existing members as well as those interested in the organization and the quality profession. If you are already a member, please feel free to visit our Members Only section via the “Member Log‐in” link. There you can access recent and archived educational conference presentations, board meeting minutes, strategic objectives 

and more.

We invite you to join NCAHQ, as we continue providing the education and resources needed to move healthcare quality forward in North Carolina.

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Membership Benefits

Join us to further your professional growth, receive discounts on continuing education events and network with quality professionals.
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Educational Events

Earn CPHQ and other CE credits at the annual conference, webinars and other educational events.
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Stay informed about educational events and other healthcare quality updates through our quarterly newsletter. 
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Job Board

Looking for new professional opportunities? Use the NCAHQ Job Board to search for healthcare quality openings in North Carolina and beyond.