A gentle introduction to understanding eCQI and this Resource Center
The who, what, when, where, and why of eCQMs
A selection of educational materials and resources to broaden your eCQI knowledge
Tue 16 Aug
The federal government and private stakeholders provide opportunities for stakeholders to actively engage in eCQI efforts through open meetings, public comment periods, expert panels, and educational events. Visit the Engage in eCQI page for a recently updated list of opportunities to become involved.
Thu 04 Aug
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Inpatient Value, Incentives, and Quality Reporting (VIQR) Outreach and Education Support Contractor (SC) have posted a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Tool for Calendar Year (CY) 2016 electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs).
Fri 29 Jul
Cypress v3 is now available to support 2015 certification for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM). Cypress v3 supports testing for the June 2015 and April 2016 updates to the Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2 Eligible Hospital eCQMs and the MU Stage 2 Eligible Professional eCQMs. The new v3 release and release notes are available on the Cypress website https://healthit.gov/cypress/.
New Features for Cypress v3 Release
Refreshed design providing a more responsive and accessible user interface
- Cypress v3... Read more
Thu 28 Jul
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has hired Mathematica Policy Research and its partners to develop, electronically specify, and maintain clinical quality measures for five CMS hospital quality programs. Mathematica invites the public’s input on draft measure specifications for the Safe Use of Opioids—Concurrent Prescribing measure. Below is a summary of the measure, the public comment period, and instructions on how to submit comments.
The public comment period for this measure begins July 1, 2016, and ends July 31, 2016.... Read more