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National Quality Registry Network (NQRN)

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 purpose statement
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 roster
NQRN Steering Committee roster
NQRN roles and responsibilities


What is a Clinical Data Registry?
Society Registry inventory
Registry Vendor Assessment
Clinical Registry Maturational Framework
Clinical Registry Maturational Framework brief
Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) tip sheet

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