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Electronic Clinical Quality Improvement (eCQI) Resource Center

The “one-stop shop” for stakeholders engaged in electronic quality improvement

Get Started with eCQMs

New to eCQMs? Learn the basics about eCQMs, development, certification, and resources to get started.

Educational Resources

Educational resources available for eCQMs and eCQI, Tools, CQL, FHIR, QDM, and QRDA.

eCQM Standards

Key standards for the electronic transmission of health information used to support eCQMs.

Latest News

An announcement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS): As of November 3, the HQR System has been updated and is no longer validating units within the PQ data type. This impacts the following electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs): VTE-1 VTE-2 STK-5 As we continue… Posted on Dec 01, 2022

The QDM User Group is expanding scope and changing its name to accommodate the wider breadth of data models and standards available for expressing quality measures. With the coming move to FHIR standards for quality measurement, the group has seen an increase in discussion around the use of various… Posted on Dec 01, 2022

To further align measure development and maintenance resources, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has moved the pre-rulemaking webpage on the CMS website to the CMS Measures Management System (MMS) Hub. The new MMS Hub Pre-Rulemaking webpage features information on how… Posted on Dec 01, 2022

The upcoming HL7 FHIR® Connectathon will take place January 14-15, 2023, in-person, in Henderson, NV. Please note there will be no hybrid option to include virtual attendance, the event will be in-person only. There is a fee to attend the HL7 FHIR Connectathon and early-bird registration is… Posted on Nov 21, 2022

Join The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Mathematica, and Lantana for an Expert to Expert webinar on December 13 which addresses the ED-2 eCQM Annual Updates for 2023 eCQM implementation. Common questions from JIRA and other sources will be addressed. CEs are offered… Posted on Nov 18, 2022

In Spring and Fall 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provided facilities with Facility-Specific Reports (FSRs) and Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs) for measures in the Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) and Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) programs. Within these FSRs and… Posted on Nov 10, 2022