At the Quality Institute, we believe that collaboration is essential to improving our health care system. That’s why we bring providers, payers, patients and decision makers together to advance health care safety, quality and affordability. We’re the only independent, nonpartisan advocate working in New Jersey to promote accountability and transparency. We have more than 100 unique member organizations— all committed to improving health care for everyone in New Jersey.
Improving the safety, quality, and affordability of health care for everyone.
A world where all people receive safe, equitable, and affordable health care and live their healthiest lives.
To support healthy communities and individuals, the Quality Institute believes that health care should be:
The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement is a network of multi-stakeholder collaboratives dedicated to the Triple Aim. The Quality Institute is a member of NRHI and serves as the Regional Health Improvement Collaborative for New Jersey.
The Leapfrog Group is an employer-based coalition advocating for improved transparency, quality, and safety in hospitals. The Quality Institute is the Regional Leader for The Leapfrog Group in New Jersey and Quality Institute President and CEO, Linda Schwimmer, serves on Leapfrog’s board.
The National Quality Forum (NQF) is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan, membership-based organization that works to catalyze improvements in healthcare. Quality Institute President and CEO, Linda Schwimmer, served on NQF’s board and is on the Consensus Standards Approval Committee, which is responsible for the endorsement of quality measures. She also sits on NQF’s Geriatric and Palliative Care Committee.
Quality Institute staff hail from a variety of professional backgrounds, hold advanced professional degrees, and are experts in the following health related topics and disciplines.