Slide 3

National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care
Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

The National Quality Strategy (NQS) builds on a set of core principles that emphasize national support for local strategies and can guide and hold accountable the actions of stakeholders


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  • The Strategy was developed and will be updated through a consultative consensus building process among all stakeholders, which included, but is not limited to, the following activities:
    • Environmental scan of existing quality frameworks.
    • Stakeholder engagement activities.
    • 30-day public comment period.
    • Strategy sessions with HHS [Department of Health and Human Services] Quality Work group and subgroups.
  • The NQS was published on March 21, 2011, and is located here:

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Slide 3. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.