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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

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications for the 2025 performance/reporting period for: Eligible Hospitals (EH) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAH), Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR), and Eligible Clinician (… Posted on

The Hybrid measure permission is now available for Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) in the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) System. This permission will give you View or Upload/Edit access for the Hybrid Hospital-Wide All-Cause Readmission (HWR) and Hybrid Hospital-Wide All-Cause Risk… Posted on

Please join the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, and her leadership team, who will provide an update on CMS’ recent accomplishments and how our cross-cutting initiatives are advancing the CMS Strategic Plan.… Posted on

Quality in Motion: Acting on the CMS National Quality Strategy is CMS’s latest update to the 2022 National Quality Strategy, which was launched to improve the quality and safety of health care for everyone, focusing on those from underserved and under-resourced communities. In the action plan,… Posted on

Starting from May 1st, 2024, the ONC Project Tracking  System (Jira) and Confluence will incur a 90-day account deactivation policy for all users who have not logged into systems for a period of 90 days or longer.  This change will affect the CQL, Cypress, eCQM, Hybrid, Bonnie/MAT/… Posted on