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HL7 Clinical Quality Language (CQL)-based Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF) Implementation Guide (IG)


This Implementation Guide (IG) defines an approach to using the Clinical Quality Language (CQL) with the Quality Data Model (QDM) and Health Quality Measures Format (HQMF) to define electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs). The IG describes the use of CQL to express the logic and the US Domain conceptual data model, QDM to express the individual data types and their attributes for an eCQM detailed using the HQMF standard.