Standard Development Organization

CQL

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.

The eCQM Lifecycle

Electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) progress through multiple lifecycle phases