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About NQRN

The National Quality Registry Network (NQRN®) is a voluntary network of organizations operating registries and others interested in increasing the usefulness of clinical registries to measure and improve patient health outcomes.

NQRN overview
NQRN 2015-17 strategic plan
NQRN coordinating task force recommendation 2011


The NQRN Steering Committee consists of 12 members, representing medical professionals, registry stewards, experts in registry technology, payers, and consumer/patient users. The Steering Committee provides strategic direction and oversight for NQRN activities.

The NQRN Council is composed of members, plus Federal Government liaisons, who represent registry stewards and participants, non delivery system registry users, and supporting technologies.

NQRN Council participants
NQRN Steering Committee roster
NQRN roles and responsibilities
NQRN conflict of interest policy


Registry Business Case Tool New
Application of HIPAA & the Common Rule to Registries
What is a Clinical Registry? Updated
What is a Clinical Registry — Patient Edition New
Participating in a Clinical Registry New
Clinical Registry FAQ
National Clinical Registry Inventory Updated
Registry Vendor Assessment
Clinical Registry Maturational Framework
Clinical Registry Maturational Framework brief
Informational Guide to the QCDR: 2016 Edition

Contact us

You may contact us with any questions or comments at:

Seth Blumenthal
American Medical Association
330 N. Wabash Avenue, Suite 39300
Chicago, Ill. 60611

(312) 464-4049

Additional Resources

NQRN Website Banner Program

The National Quality Registry Network (NQRN®) provides the opportunity to promote your participation in the NQRN by placing a clickable NQRN banner on your website.

If you wish to participate in this program, please contact us.

NQRN Collaboration Portal

Interact with fellow NQRN participants through topical discussion forums and access documents, a calendar of events, and other resources.

NQRN Council participation is required to use the Portal. If you are already participating in the Council and want to start using this new tool, please contact us.