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Electronic Clinical Quality Improvement (eCQI) Resource Center

Transforming eCQI through collaboration, education, and standards

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.


Fast Healthcare Interoperability  Resources® is a standard for exchanging healthcare information electronically. 

Latest News

For hospitals participating in the 2024 voluntary reporting of the Hybrid Hospital-Wide All-Cause Readmission (HWR) measure and/or the Hybrid Hospital-Wide All-Cause Risk Standardized Mortality (HWM) measure for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program, the deadline to voluntarily… Posted on Sep 05, 2023

The Partnership for Quality Measurement (PQM) is launching a new Endorsement and Maintenance (E&M) process for the upcoming Fall 2023 cycle. Submissions will open on September 1 and the Intent to Submit (ITS) deadline is October 2. Please note, beginning with the Fall 2023 cycle, testing… Posted on Sep 05, 2023

As part of continuing education and outreach for electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) standards, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has added topics to the Teach Me Clinical Quality Language (CQL) video series. The intent of the videos is to support healthcare quality… Posted on Aug 31, 2023

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted updates to the 2023 and 2024 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guides (IGs), Schematrons, and Sample Files for Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR).  The 2023 and 2024 CMS QRDA I IGs outline… Posted on Aug 31, 2023