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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 CMS Measures Under Consideration Entry/Review Information Tool (CMS MERIT) is now open for 2024 quality and efficiency measure submissions! CMS MERIT will remain open to accept measures until 8 p.m. (ET) Friday, May 10, 2024.

Section 3014 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care… Posted on

For hospitals participating in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and/or Medicare Promoting Interoperability Programs, the deadline to submit electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data is Thursday, February 29, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PT).

The deadline is for the… Posted on

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites vendors and interested parties to review and provide feedback on draft electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications that include logic and header changes for eCQMs under consideration for CMS quality reporting and… Posted on

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Annual Quality Conference will be held April 8-10, 2024, at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor! 

Ignite Your Passion for Quality Improvement 

This year's conference theme is "Resilient and Ready Together: Creating an Optimal… Posted on

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation – Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) to develop a measure of emergency care capacity and quality. This will be an electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM)… Posted on