Quality Connections Program (QCP)

      • A national quality focused program that supports hospice and palliative care provider provision of high-quality patient centered care though provider access to education, resources, tools, and measurement for continuous performance improvement.
      • Program outcome:

Hospice provider enhanced knowledge base, skill development, and competency related to provision of high-quality patient and family care and achieving service excellence.

      • Program components will roll out to the NHPCO membership over 2020 and 2021.
          • The first component offered is the “Hospice Quality Certificate Program” which will launch at the NHPCO Leadership & Advocacy Conference 2020 and will be offered ongoing at our annual Spring and Fall conferences.

Program Requirements

      • Quality Connections is voluntary program open to all NHPCO members
      • Participation is required in each of the program components and exclusive activities during the calendar year to achieve designated milestones

Participation Rewards

      • Access to quality focused education to increase knowledge related to hospice quality core competencies
      • Access to measurement and data for performance improvement
      • Access to quality focused tools and resources
      • Access to hospice quality of care best practices
      • Access to next practices for quality of care innovation
      • NHPCO recognition as a Quality Connections Partner