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Cooking with CQL: or How to Incorporate CQL into HQMF for eCQMs Webinar

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on June 4, 2017 - 3:57pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to a “Cooking with Clinical Quality Language (CQL): or How to Incorporate CQL into Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF) for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs)” webinar.

The Cooking with CQL series provides an interactive environment for measure developers. The upcoming session will feature open discussion from subject matter experts on the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT), show how to express measures using CQL and review prepared questions.


Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on May 24, 2017 - 5:54pm

What is Clinical Quality Language (CQL)?

Clinical Quality Language (CQL) is an HL7 draft standard for trial use (DSTU). It is part of the effort to harmonize standards between electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) and clinical decision support (CDS). CQL provides the ability to express logic that is human readable yet structured enough for processing a query electronically.

Now Available: eMeasurement and Quality Improvement Webinar Recording

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on May 24, 2017 - 4:43pm

Did you miss our webinar on Innovations in the Use of Electronic Health Data for eMeasurement and Quality Improvement? ONC hosted a roundtable discussion on opportunities to foster innovation in electronic data exchange for eMeasurement and quality improvement. National thought leaders shared their experiences and insights about innovative approaches.

Cypress Tech Talks

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on May 23, 2017 - 12:29pm

Join us on Tuesday, June 6th for the next Cypress Tech Talk. Register for the Tech Talks at:

The schedule for our upcoming bi-weekly Cypress "Tech Talk" calls is listed below. In order to help ensure that these calls are meeting your needs, you are invited to submit your questions to the Cypress Talk List on the Friday prior to each planned call. The bi-weekly Cypress Tech Talks will be held on the following dates: