Mission and Vision 

NQF Mission

The National Quality Forum leads national collaboration to improve health and healthcare quality through measurement.

NQF Vision

  • To be the convener of key public and private sector leaders to establish national priorities and goals to achieve healthcare that is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable;
  • That NQF-endorsed standards will be the primary standards used to measure and report on the quality and efficiency of healthcare in the United States; and
  • To be a major driving force for and facilitator of continuous quality improvement of American healthcare quality.