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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) engages measure developers, implementers, and end users in implementing Clinical Quality Language (CQL), Quality Data Model (QDM), and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standards in the effort to harmonize standards between… Feb 26, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites vendors and stakeholders to review and provide feedback on draft electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications that include logic and header changes for eCQMs under consideration for CMS quality reporting and payment… Feb 24, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document, which describes changes in the standards and code system versions used in the updated eCQMs for potential use in CMS quality reporting… Feb 10, 2020

For hospitals participating in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and/or Promoting Interoperability Programs, the deadline to submit data to CMS on at least four electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) from one self-selected quarter (Q) of calendar year (CY) 2019 (i.e., Q1 2019 [… Feb 04, 2020

ONC released the draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for public comment. The draft plan defines a set of goals, objectives, and strategies the federal government will pursue to empower patients, deliver high-quality care, and improve health for individuals, families, and communities… Feb 03, 2020

The Jira project for 2020 Measures under Consideration (MUC) is now open and will remain open through May 22, 2020. Please visit the CMS Pre-Rulemaking website to learn more about the Pre-Rulemaking process for new candidate measure submission and how the Pre-Rulemaking process helps to support CMS… Jan 27, 2020

The Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) 2020 Reference Edition, a “snapshot in time” PDF version of the web resource, is now available for use following updates based on your public comments. The ISA is an interactive catalog of standards and implementation specifications supporting… Jan 14, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a webinar on the Health Level Seven International (HL7) FHIR standard to highlight the next generation exchange framework being adopted by the healthcare community to advance interoperability. CMS is exploring FHIR’s potential use in… Jan 08, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is excited to announce the availability of the  Measure Collaboration (MC) Workspace. The MC Workspace emerged based on feedback received through the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) Strategy Project. CMS launched the eCQM Strategy… Dec 20, 2019

Updated guidance for Quality Data Model (QDM) Known Issues is now available on the QDM Known Issues Wiki. The Wiki serves as a collaborative workspace for the development of formatting conventions and usage patterns for the representation of logic within electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs… Dec 19, 2019