National Quality Forum (NQF)
NHSN Measures for NQF Endorsement/Development
The National Quality Forum (NQF)external icon is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan, membership-based organization that works to catalyze improvements in healthcare. NQF endorsement is the gold standard for healthcare quality. NQF-endorsed measures are evidence-based and valid, and in tandem with the delivery of care and payment reform.