Nursing Quality Indicators for Reporting and Evaluation® (NQuIRE®)

Nursing Quality Indicators for Reporting and Evaluation® (NQuIRE®) is the first international quality improvement initiative of its kind consisting of a data system of quality indicators derived from recommendations within RNAO’s clinical Best Practice Guidelines (BPGs).

NQuIRE collects, analyzes and reports data on nursing-sensitive indicators reflecting the structure, process and outcomes of care arising from BPG implementation in organizations participating in RNAO’s Best Practice Spotlight Organization® (BPSO®) designation.  International, national and provincial BPSOs will be able to use NQuIRE data to link evidence-informed nursing practice with quality-of-care outcomes.

Why Is NQuIRE Important?
The utilization of NQuIRE will provide a number of benefits for patients, nurses, organizations and health systems to inform where and how RNAO’s BPGs are enhancing nursing practice and patient outcomes, as well as organizational and health system performance, for evidence-based decision making.

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