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eCQM Tool - May 14, 2020
(Last updated: May 14, 2020)
The value set Binding Parameter Specification (BPS) is generated by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and is a record of the value set metadata information that defines the code lists specified by current CMS eCQMs. Measure implementers and vendors use the BPS to track versions and other…
eCQM Tool - May 14, 2020
(Last updated: May 14, 2020)
Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Connect is an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)-sponsored online platform for sharing interoperable CDS resources. Resources include standards-based CDS logic, implementation guides, pilot demonstration reports, and open-source software tools for CDS…
eCQM Tool - May 14, 2020
(Last updated: May 14, 2020)
Certified Health IT Product List (CHPL) is a comprehensive and authoritative listing of all Health IT modules certified by the ONC Health IT Certification Program. All products listed are tested by an ONC-Authorized Testing Lab (ONC-ATL) and certified by an ONC-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-…
eCQM Tool - May 14, 2020
(Last updated: May 14, 2020)
Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Hooks is a Health Level Seven International® (HL7) specification that provides a way to embed additional, near real-time functionality within a clinician’s workflow of an EHR. A specified event(s) within the clinician’s workflow triggers the CDS service which gathers…
eCQM Tool - May 14, 2020
(Last updated: May 14, 2020)
CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT) is a repository for information about CMS measures. CMS and its partners use the inventory to inform stakeholders, to manage its measure portfolio, and to guide measure development. The functions allow users to find measures quickly, to compile and refine sets of…
eCQM Tool - May 14, 2020
(Last updated: May 14, 2020)
The Clinical Quality Language (CQL) Formatting and Usage Wiki is a collaborative workspace for the development of CQL formatting conventions and usage patterns for the representation of logic within quality measures. All users have edit rights to be able to submit edits, add comments and concerns.…
eCQM Tool - May 14, 2020
(Last updated: May 14, 2020)
The QDM Known Issues is a section in the Clinical Quality Language (CQL) Formatting and Usage Wiki that provides known issues relative to working with the Quality Data Model. Many of these issues originated as tickets in the ONC Project Tracking System (Jira) QDM Issue Tracker project and all were…
eCQM Tool - May 14, 2020
(Last updated: May 14, 2020)
The CQL-to- ELM Translator is a specification that describes a formal mechanism for translating the high-level CQL syntax into the canonical called Expression Logical Model (ELM) representation. The reference implementation is intended to be used in support of CQF implementations as a tool to…
eCQM Tool - Jul 19, 2019
(Last updated: May 08, 2020)
Cypress with the fully integrated Cypress Validation Utility + Calculation Check (CVU+) is an open source testing tool used by vendors to certify their EHRs and health information technology (IT) modules for calculating eCQMs. Cypress is an official testing tool for the ONC EHR Certification…
eCQM Tool - Jul 19, 2019
(Last updated: Jul 23, 2019)
The Cypress Tech Talks are an open forum for discussing technical implementation and tool issues with the Cypress support team.