Mission Overview

AzAHQ has served quality management professionals in Arizona for over 40 years. Our vision is to be recognized by the Arizona healthcare community as a leader in advancing healthcare quality. Our mission is to serve as a resource to advance healthcare quality within Arizona through leadership, education and communication. We value professional growth through education, leadership, customer service, teamwork, and integrity.

The Association for Healthcare Quality of Arizona, Inc


Announcements

Volunteer Leadership & AzAHQ Board FAQ!

It is again time for active and inactive members to consider joining the AzAHQ Board of Directors.  Your involvement is critical to the ongoing commitment of the Association to our members and is an opportunity to grow in your profession.  Participation on the Board allows attendance at meetings where the interests of our members are served through the planning and implementation of relevant educational conferences.  Be a force of change and help advance healthcare quality through your leadership and vision.

Among the benefits of serving on the AzAHQ Board of Directors:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Personal development
  • Participation in strategic planning to support our mission and grow the organization, and
  • Free attendance at all AzAHQ Educational Conferences (aka - free CEUs)

Positions open:

  • President-Elect (1 year, then 2 year term as President, 2 year term as past president) prior Board experience required
  • Communications Team Lead-Elect (1 year, then 1 year term as Team Lead) 
  • Education Team Lead (1 year term)
  • Education Team Lead-Elect (1 year, then 1 year term as Team Lead)
  • Membership Team Lead (1 year term)
  • Member at Large (1 year term)

 

Register here to join a virtual Q&A with current Board members to learn more about volunteering and leadership with AzAHQ.  The link to join the event on 9/8 will be sent to you in your registration confirmation e-mail.

More information on Board position responsibilities can be found at:  http://www.azahq.org/cpages/bylaws

If you are interested in joining the AzAHQ Board, please send a short bio & the position you are interested in to Burton Korer, Past President, no later than September 15, 2020.

Announcements

Healthcare Quality Association Webinar Partnerships! 

AzAHQ is proud to share our webinar partnership is growing! beginning in Q4, 2020, the North Carolina Association for Healthcare Quality has joined Arizona and Oregon in offering webinars free to active members of any participating association. This means that AzAHQ members will have the opportunity to attend at least 3 webinars per quarter (one hosted by each participating association) at no additional cost. 

 

We are excited to continue our efforts to share knowledge across the continuum of care throughout Arizona and we're thrilled to have partners who share a passion for such mission-driven work! Check back soon for announcements on future partnership webinar dates. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEXT WEBINAR:

Introduction to Health Equity       Friday, September 25, 2020, 11:30-1:00 pm PDT

Program Fee: FREE for OrAHQ, AzAHQ, & NCAHQ Members      $35 for Non-Members

REGISTER HERE: https://orahq-healthequity.eventbrite.com

SPEAKER OBJECTIVES

  • Describe the evolution of Health Equity
  • Describe the barriers to healthcare and how we can improve outcomes
  • Maternal health

CEU CREDITS:  OrAHQ has applied for 1.5 CEs through the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ).


Relief from Pandemic Fatigue

This helpful article from UCLA Health provides strategies for dealing with feelings of fear, anxiety, hopelessness, and loneliness during an intensely challenging time brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  


Apply Now for the AzAHQ 2020 CPHQ Certification Grant!

Each year, in keeping with AzAHQ's mission, the Board selects applicants to receive a grant designed to assist the healthcare professional attain initial CPHQ certification. Grant details, qualifications, application process details and the grant application are available hereApplication submission deadline is September 30, 2020.  We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible so it can be reviewed for completeness prior to the submission deadline.