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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 2023 Measures Under Consideration (MUC) List and an Overview of the 2023 MUC List are available on the Measures Management System (MMS) Hub.

Highlights from the 2023 MUC List include: 

A total of 42 measures, including 18 new measures not currently used in Centers for Medicare…
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A new Outcomes page for Hybrid measures is now available in the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) System. The Outcomes page will display core clinical data elements (CCDE) data elements for Hybrid measures.

The eCQM permission for Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) is required to access the… Posted on

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released an update to the 2024 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category III Implementation Guide (IG) and Sample Files for Eligible Clinician Programs based on the CY 2024 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule published on… Posted on

The upcoming HL7 FHIR® Virtual Connectathon is taking place January 16-18, 2024. The CMS eCQM Standards Team will continue to participate in the Clinical Reasoning Track with a focus on Quality Measurement and Clinical Decision Support Use Cases and are seeking participants to fulfill roles in… Posted on

Registration Open - Expert to Expert Series - Severe Hyper- and Hypo-Glycemia eCQMs2024 Annual Update Webinar - December 7, 2023 Series Description The Expert to Expert webinar series provides a deep-dive into measure intent, logic, and other clinical/technical aspects of eCQMs to assist… Posted on